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Reaching the Third Level

To reach nirvana Poet paradise You have to reach the third level It's a journey to forever It may take some their whole lifetime, and others may never get there It's a quantum leap fraught with uncertainty First it takes writing skill, then an inexhaustible will and finally, untapped creativity The first level is easy Most anyone can do it, you simply write what you feel and think It requires no linguistic coordination, no moral obligation, just the courage to dive in, unafraid to sink Some people drown in their own words, no sense of it all can be heard, just a rapid ride on their stream of consciousness If you make it through the first level with pen still in hand and curiosity still intact, you can further elevate and explore But a lot of poets, sadly, become satisfied with where they're at The second level is much harder Not everyone can do it, exploring themes not from your own personal experience It's a precarious climb melding a vicarious mind, leading you sometimes to places that you never sought to find Some people can't handle it, they cower away when facing the daunting realm of the unknown Unanchored from their familiar world view, their confidence be gone If you make through the second level with sound mind in place and determination still undeterred, you can shed the constraints of time and space But more winnowed poets, regrettably, haven't the creative stamina to finish the race The third level is the most difficult to reach Only breached by a chosen few, who were born to travel to the farthest dimensions of the mind They breathe unexplored air, they speak with authority of being there Poetic pioneers fearlessly going where others are not so inclined They are chosen ones who enter a hidden sacred space; transversing the treacherous depths of the heart, facing come what may They are timeless souls searching beyond the veiled gray They've reached the third level Nirvana Poet paradise The nexus of every imagined possibility: they will be faithful to observe, faithful to record, faithful to write all that they see

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Date: 11/12/2016 1:32:00 PM
WoW! Freddie, This was such a profound write. I'm lost in the deepness of this write. I have read several of your writes and think you have found that place. Your pen is effortless and shows no restrains. I don't what to sound all cliché, but your pen boldly goes to different places. It will go beyond the box . I know I may still be at level 1 but you are an inspiration for me to reach that 3rd level. A poets paradise. Excellent job..A without doubt 7 +++ and a fav:-) Alexis
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Freddie Robinson Jr.
Date: 11/12/2016 3:06:00 PM
Ty, Alexis. Every level is a revelation. A gift earned through use. I appreciate the love and support very much. Love and blessings to you. RW