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Tag: Feelings

Unspoken

The ballet of death
as much as
the ballet of life
is sewn and performed together
for one without the other
is nothing but a memory
of that unspoken thing

and all together
we move through the rain
where bows and roses bloom
knowing that come too soon
is that, unspoken thing

we shelter our souls
from the rains of humanity’s
tears
hoping there comes a time
when she gives her sign
of that unspoken thing

our feeling hearts
our tremulous blood
our awakening eye

thine distant shore
comes to the fore
as we dare to speak

that unspoken thing

for love is nothing
but a coming together
of life and death

for without which
we cannot finish the poem

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Emergence

So near
yet so distant

I know how trees feel
as the sun kisses them

I see now why they reach up
how they, live and die to feel

So far away
is your smile
and your embrace
yet so near

I know how flowers feel
as the bees drink them

I see now why they blossom
how they, live and die to feel

So, your shadow
reaches in to pluck me from my dreams
from my safe place
from my prison of solitude
yet, there are no prisons
except for those we create within us

I know how rivers feel
as the fish breathe them

I see now how they flow
why they are invisible; feeling

So sublime
is this emergence

Strands of your smile

To touch
to be touched
to create
and to be created

how wonderful it is
to have that feeling
that delicateness
of your touch
of your creation
even if
even if you are
somewhere other than within
these words

Knowing you
is something other than I can create
for this solitude is my creation
is my touch of knowing you
are there
just there, just out of reach
until there are those moments when
we meet
and your touch
is finer than silk
is the strength and fragility of a cobweb
kissing my creation

I try to find you
but only find strands, strands of your smile
sifting through my mind
creating those moments of touch

and there you drift
upon evening’s breeze
and away
and I am the fool to let you

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