A Midnight Winter Dream had me in its Spell


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Woke up on a good day and the world was wonderful
A midnight winter dream had me in its spell.

I dreamt about two monks visiting Sarnath
They sat under a tree nearby Lord Buddha’s stuppa.

They told me of the Beauty hidden in our foreheads,
They told me of the ugliness we show instead.

And when we put a foot wrong do we learn from all the pain

After midnight we sat up half the night
And they began to tell me what it was all for

I woke up in the jungle they had gone I don’t know where
Don’t remember much at all but their words were echoing
A midnight winter dream and then wake again…

(Very much inspired by the lyrics from “Midnight Summer’s Dream” by THE STRANGLERS)
I took this picture on Chrismas eve last December, it was just before sunset in Sarnath near Benaras.

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