Poem

DANCE OF THE TAO   by Jack S. Weller

Here we are

The three of us

A part of, given life by –  the ten-thousand things*

I, the dancer

You, the observer, watching me dance

And the Dance itself

Who arrives like an angel…

These are the three of us

I begin to dance

Gradually – more and more

I enter the Dance

And you, you also

Watching me

Gradually – more and more

Become lost in the Dance that is before you

Now, there are Two

Two…in love with the Dance

Within them

Then again slowly

The division falls away

You and I

Both lost in…the Dance

We have become One

The all consuming Dance

The divine Dance

That is Oneness

And this Dance of Oneness

Is touched by

Is given life by

Is kissed by

The Tao

The mysterious Tao that is so real

Yet can never be captured in words.

Now there is only

The Dance…of the Tao

The Tao…the Tao

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

道 生 一 Tao gives life to the one
一 生 二 One gives life to two
二 生 三 Two gives life to three
三 生 萬 物 Three gives life to theTen Thousand Things
Tao Te Ching, Chapter 42
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