Tao Te Ching #36, Holy Ground

We are standing on Holy Ground.

At other times, the earth falls away:
beams fall, mountains burn,
and water levels all that remains.

Yet, it begins anew
and green sprouts appear, then trees
and fruits and then-
against all odds-
fish begin to walk.

One day, eons later, Holy Ground
will be proclaimed,
sung about,
and stood upon

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