Letting truth be.

Truth begins to, now gently now animatedly, slide over the skin like a knowing serpent with a purpose. Whenever it slides beneath the skin, it sheds its own cover and reveals a newer, at once shiny and terrifying, skin. And that is when the soul is called to either shake it off with repulsion, or let it rest there, accommodating a new member in the burgeoning collection of existing free.

Or, to do justice to the picture without a snake:

Truth begins to, now slowly now rapidly, slide over the walls and scaffolding like a fragile vine with no specific direction. Whenever it manages to strongly adhere to the surfaces, it miraculously reveals its strength that can smother and shatter, prop and support. And that is when the soul is called to either shake it off with repulsion, or let it rest there, accommodating a new member in the burgeoning collection of existing free.

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8 thoughts on “Letting truth be.”

  1. “Whenever it manages to strongly adhere to the surfaces, it miraculously reveals its strength that can smother and shatter, prop and support.” I love the words you have used here; the flow is simply lovely and the imagery it evokes, outstanding. Very poetic and soothing to the mind, eyes and ears.. Thank you, Priya! 🙂

  2. Your words on truth and its incarnations are interesting, but looking at your photo, I can’t help thinking of the words of the poet, Dylan Thomas: “the force that through the green fuse drives the flower, drives my green age”. You’ve captured the movement and force of the vine beautifully!

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