The pain in my back, the darkness around
all had to be lifted if I wanted to live.
I tried a few tricks ‘till I saw him one day.
He was shortish and oldish
He was quiet and still
He looked with a gaze full of insight and peace.
“I am Robert – he said – and Pralaya’s the way.
I speak for your body so often mistreated.
How is it – he said – that you don’t understand?
The body’s a message for you to uncover. With that he disappeared and left me thinking. It was a while