Tag: spiritual poetry

Ode to Calling for Silence

I am still.At this momentI am bathedIn my silenceSkilled in self Fear and doubt.Maybe our keys to Gain accessTo the powerOf these quiet bonesRolled out onThe carpetsOf all colorslead toentrywaysWhere sit Freedom’s keys:Sweet reliefFrom the prison Of thought.Wafts of hearing What’s taught us By the hand lockingThe diocese ofLife. Nobody ownsme like silence.I find at

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The Final Cut

Did you take enough from meWith the deftness of a surgeon? Were my borders clean and neat Or does my destiny include A shorter life of restless false religion?I once built walls and set my boundaries so neat.Now with a deadly diagnosis It’s difficult to seewhere I start and when I’ll end.Was my decision taken

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Four connected haikus about existence and sake

Haikus at their best, change somewhere before the last syllable. The classic 5-7-5 syllabic system of the bento box of poetry gives us a moment to pause and breathe in and out with each word like bites of something delicious. Like good poetry, savor it all. Put the fork and knife down politely on your

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