I WOULD CEASE TO BE
my mind – my separation.
I cannot describe my intimacy with Him.
How dependent is your body’s life on water and food and air?
I said to God, ‘ I will always be unless you cease to Be,’
And my Beloved replied, ‘And I
would cease to Be
From: Love Poems from God, by Daniel Ladinsky. Copyright © 2002by Daniel Ladinsky. Reprinted by permission of the author.
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