August 21, 2014

Me, Myself & Monster. ~ Elena Murgoci {Poem}



and when the time comes

will you be able to invite the monster in
kindly ask him to sit down on the couch

(warm fireplace
cup of tea in hand)

and just talk for hours in a row
about how you both like rainy days and looking at clouds?

will you be able to hold his disfigured hand
and look into his red evil eyes
red like autumn sunsets?

will you be able to hold him close
like the sweetest part of you
like the kindest friend
like your own mother who carried you
in her womb
and brought you into the world
through tears and sweat?

will you love the monster that you learned to hate
and blame
and run from?

and will you please
for goodness’ sake
look him straight in the eyes
acknowledge his beauty
and let him go?


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Jerry Roback Oct 14, 2014 9:04pm

Wonderful spirit being generated here. Thanks for guiding me here Elena.

Jerry Roback Aug 22, 2014 12:17pm

Embracing the Truth, even if only for a moment, changes everything. Beautiful Elena!

laurentiu Aug 21, 2014 2:55pm

“Enlightenment is ego's ultimate disappointment.”
― Chögyam Trungpa

it's a great oportunity to read & understand such a great insight from our beloved human being elena.
hopefully i will have the chance to read & understand more & more from her writtings. keep up the good work, dear friend!

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Elena Murgoci

Elena Murgoci was born right after the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe. She grew up in a grey society stuck between the fascination of diversity and the fear of sudden change. The 90’s imprinted a sense of wonder and profound curiosity upon her, which materialised in a deep connection to spirituality and religion. She majored in Political Sciences and is currently involved in a dynamic process of studying world religions, with a particular interest in Tibetan Buddhism and Eastern Orthodox Mysticism.