Ego-mind is a fortress that seems well constructed,
But it's just pasted together, the inside in shambles.
It keeps planning last-ditch measures,
Hoping to avoid its unavoidable dismantling.
These are done done gingerly, not to rock the boat,
As we're lulled in the slumbers of our daily lives.
Meanwhile, an inevitable event keeps creeping closer,
As awakening's presence prepares to puncture this dream.