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A Midnight Winter Dream had me in its Spell

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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Taken on December 20, 2006