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Sunday, March 27, 2016

only to be read








only to be read...

written the name in the ripple of water -
in the pebbles in the hand of a small child
tossed skittering in the air ... written the
name in the phantoms melted in risen day-
light - filamented words floating as smoke 
across the face of the moon smiling - in the 
crooked limbs of the three who lead straight
to the shimmered Source of one and all - 
each and every - written the name - to read -
to be - to call out in the chorused clamor of 
connection collected in a common language 
of peace - of joy - of love - written the name ....
that needs no name ...






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13 comments:

  1. Peace, joy and love..for everyone.

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  2. filamented words floating as smoke
    across the face of the moon smiling

    Gorgeous write..!!

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  3. brilliantly unique - how well you capture the fleeting word

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  4. Yes - all around and in our hands - if we choose to see and feel...beautifully written

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  5. Mesmerizing. I'd love to hear you read this, Pearl. <3

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  6. Oh my Pearl this is beautiful...and each can name that word...what it means to them! But as you say it needs no name!

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  7. Peace, Joy and love, in the name that needs no name. Lovely, Pearl.

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  8. The alliteration towards the end acts as a type of lyrical crescendo. It's lovely.

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  9. We all need phantoms, unwritten but present.

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  10. "filamented words floating as smoke
    across the face of the moon smiling"...just gorgeous.

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  11. Wonderful writing, Pearl; beautiful poem – and I love the way you say that name by not saying it.

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  12. Indeed...powerful closing, Pearl.

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