Dreams Beyond Dreams


             There are places out in space
             that beg the question of why,
             abiding where dreams embrace
             our infinite inner sky.

             Stargazers pay attention
             to sidereal pathways,
             tracing every dimension,
             some using astral math ways.

             Scientists study each fact
             and what their instruments find
             of astronomic impact
             in terms of matter and mind.

             The poets wordily lithe
             of celestial wonders sing
             with lofty spirits and blithe
             as upward their fancies wing.

             Throughout human death and birth
             we’ve gazed at the heavens awed
             while creating hell on earth
             through cause and effect that’s flawed.

             We see not with precision
             through mortal perceptions, but
             with illusory vision
             pretentiously say what’s what.

             And yet, if the truth be told,
             in our braggadocio
             of verities we behold,
             how little we truly know!

             There are dreams beyond our dreams
             that fly in the face of fear,
             where all is more than it seems
             to casual eye and ear.

             In evolution stellar
             a flash was observed in view
             from dying cosmic dweller
             that brought it to life anew…

             If stars come back from the dead
             reborn in a blaze of light,
             who knows what might lie ahead
             beyond our limited sight?

             ~ Harley White

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Inspiration derived from the following sources…

Image and explanation ~ Astronomers observe star reborn in a flash

Video ~ Evolution of SAO 244567...

Further inspiration derived from the teachings and writings of Nichiren Daishōnin…

Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō means to devote our lives to and found them on (Nam[u]) the Utterness of the Dharma (Myōhō) [entirety of existence, enlightenment and unenlightenment] permeated by the underlying white lotus flower-like mechanism of the interdependence of cause, concomitancy and effect (Renge) in its whereabouts of the ten [psychological] realms of dharmas [which is every possible psychological wavelength] (Kyō).

The reason that we continually recite Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō

Image explanation ~ This image of the Stingray nebula, a planetary nebula 2,700 light-years from Earth, was taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) in 1998. In the center of the nebula the fast evolving star SAO 244567 is located. Observations made within the last 45 years showed that the surface temperature of the star increased by almost 40, 000 degrees Celsius. Now new observations of the spectra of the star have revealed that SAO 244567 has started to cool again…

Stingray nebula (WFPC2)

Credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble

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