As me

Cold and bare like the mountain

Calm and clear as the sea

I will be the only man

And you will be as me 

Artwork: Morning mist in the mountains; Caspar David Friedrich

©matthewludwig

3 thoughts on “As me

    1. Thank you. I had these very idealized images of being when I was young. I would focus and sculpt them and try to reflect them, chipping away at some imagined form of myself until I mirrored them. I suppose this would collapse onto a pop phrase like materialization in American hocus pocus. Before that craze, during my adolescence, I matched it with the notion of yidam.

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      1. I think that process may be a common instinctual one in many cultures, but much more refined in some, particularly when done consciously. Thank you for sharing your experience and your words.

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