Master of Two Realms

Advancing past
  the last threshold

    the resurrecting champion
      established master
        of two realms
    has vanquished ego
      fear of death

        all necessary adversaries

    to breathe, recoup,
      restore, and know
        those freedoms

          only peace returns.

Master of Two Realms © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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33 words (prompt limit).  Image (warrior standing on summit, looking at the sun) inspiration brevity challenge prompt - link:

Poem also inspired by Joseph Campbell's "Hero's Journey" stages (especially the "Master of Two Worlds"):

Submitted: October 9, 2021