09 Sep The Way Of The Way 23
The theater is dark
and then we are born.
Soon movies come on,
one and another and countless more.
Family, friends and others
steer us to movies in which they star.
We pick one or a couple
and watch them intently,
identifying with certain actors
their roles and the storyline.
These roles define our lives
as it all seems very real.
But when the movie ends
theater lights break the darkness
and the movie is revealed as just a movie,
a two-dimensional illusion.
When we know from the start it’s just a movie
we enjoy it for what it is, entertainment,
and suffer little regardless of our roles.