Quintessence of Dust

the human mind
reflections of my own
melting together in shared reactions
i pull to separate, am drawn in

observing others repulses me-- at times
but examination shows that everyone else
is within me
all that i love in others can be found
like those things i loathe
in my own soul

flowing unconscious dance steps
reflected in billions of mirrors across this hurtling orb

mosaic of different colors, unique beauty in its intricacy
each tile of the same smooth stuff