Breathe

The great teachers they all agree
All that we need to do is breathe
And watch the breath as it flows
And the mind as it goes and goes

In the alchemy of the soul
Making new out of the old
Making gold out of the lead
That is the demon inside your head

If you want to be free
You can’t run from the pain you see
You have to let it be
Your friend not your enemy

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