Posts Tagged: leaves

The Death of Poetry

I wonder sometimes if poetry is dead. Replaced by texts and tweets and our proclivity for retreat. We want to be close, but wander instead. The autumn leaves still change And breezes still blow As tuned into the vast blue portals Short echoes are all we know Instants of grandeur Replaced by distractions we carry

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Discretion

The muse is quiet The winds move the leaves A world set aright In the haunting, black relief Friends, cohorts, countrymen A fiendish lot of fools Arguments wandering Bequests of long lain souls Moss grows on the stones But only on the north-facing sides The debaters finding solace In the wracking surrendered noise Truth is

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Simple Perfection

Your eyes the vibrancy of the leaves in late spring. Your presence the flight of the newly risen butterfly, first sight, first flight. Your beauty the glory of Nature flowing forever shown true. Your fingers touch my heart, my soul, my essence… Your love heals me. Your love makes me smile. Inside… and out.

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Thrust

reflecting the overhead sun spotless, gleaming clean flawless in her finish worthy of a very long look sheen of brilliant fire highlights pure and bright metal and rubber and glass architected to still the soul perfectly balanced creation stunning while standing still mind’s eye takes a new look as she leaves her place of rest

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Fears, Resentments, Doubts

Fear, resentments, doubts Loss of perfect peace Come closer to God’s glory As each of these release Fear is insecurity Believing lack exists In the presence of divinity These concepts can’t persist Resentments flow from anger Compassion’s nagging foe Give until the anger leaves And let more blessings flow Doubts are weakened faith Strengthened in

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