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In dead meditation
I approach, slowly, hesitantly, nothing…
But, also realizing that I
Left nothing behind me
Till I understand that nothing
Is not a place, an idea, beyond me
Nothing is all around me
A part of me
Or, actually, I am part of it
So, with no-place to go