Category Archives: Symbol

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Surrender to the otherness of all

Tact and subtle actions  create life Assertive force destroys  another’s soul To the High and  Holy One, we’re wife. The way we go seems but a throw of dice Yet destiny will beckon, though we crawl Tact and subtle actions … Continue reading

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At the edge of reverie and dream

At the edge of reverie and dream In the dusk or dawn, the edge of life We catch sight of  images  sublime The fantasies, the daydreams, how  they seem Elusive yet eternal in  their  strife At the edge of reverie … Continue reading

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A fever and intensity of will

After many hours of patient  thought An image  of bright power  came to my mind Enabled by  techniques  my study bought Without such language, anyone is blind. A fever and intensity  of will Made my brain catch fire and flash, ignite. … Continue reading

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My heart is singing like  the little birds in Dent

Visit Mike at http://home.btconnect.com/mike.flemming/ I see the wild geraniums, smell that scent I feel all nature is embodied there My heart is singing like  the little birds in Dent Into a mountain stream my lover went The sheep then gathered … Continue reading

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Can human sacrifice expunge our sins?

I felt the sun’s heat on the wheelie bins The plastic lids and handles stung my hand The rumbling wheels made their own  ugly din I bumped my leg and nearly burned my shins This work is more familiar to … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt

  http://bostonreview.net/vivian-gornick-hannah-arendt-on-being-jewish   The Jewish Writings is a collection of Arendt’s articles and essays written between 1932 and 1966. For this reviewer, they come as a revelation. I had never understood, exactly, the mental road Arendt traveled to get to … Continue reading

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Intent with purpose,scarcely is life real

Intent with purpose,  we  don’t see life whole We see the figure but ignore its ground We have one thought, to reach our  chosen goal This way of life destroys  our life and soul So shadows, shades penumbra lie unfound … Continue reading

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With my body, I thee worshipped well,

The extraction of  love’s deepest  roots  was free Anaesthetised  and numbed, I did not  guess On wakening, I feel loss bitterly In the mirror, nothing I can see. But in your note, you surely would confess The extraction of love’s … Continue reading

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G-d himself was shattered, without skin

And did you see the sparks of light within The hidden wood where watches the bright dove The darkness which to human soul’s akin God himself was shattered, without skin Each part a  broken light of what was love But … Continue reading

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