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Little sleep but wake up to be aware that there is a great sense of 

driving energy which is focused in the head. The body was 

groaning and yet it was very still, stretched out flat and very 

peaceful. The room seemed to be full and it was very late and the 

front door of the next house was shut with a bang - There was not 

an idea, not a feeling and yet the brain was alert and sensitive. The 

pressure and the stra1n were there causing pain. An odd thing 

about this pain is that it does not in any way exhaust the body. 

There seems to be so much happening within the brain but yet it is 

impossible to put into words what exactly is taking place. There 

was a sense of measureless expansion.

11th The pressure and strain have been rather heavy and there is 

pain. The odd part of all this is that the body in no way protests or 

puts up resistance in any way. There is an unknown energy 

involved in all this. Too busy to write much.

12th It was bad last night, shouting and groaning. The head was 

painful. Though little sleep, woke up twice and each time there was 

a sense of expanding intensity and intense inward attention and the 

brain had emptied itself of all feeling and thought.

Destruction, the complete emptying of the brain, the reaction 

and memory must without any effort wither away; withering away 

implies time but it is time that ceases and not the ending of 


This timeless expanding that was taking place and the quality 

and degree of intensity are wholly different from passion and

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