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come play with me | Poem

 
 
COME PLAY WITH ME

sweetgrasswafting autumn harvest
sighswith love divine, unspoken
candlelight observing darkness
holdsa world expectantly...

herein dark of dawns prebirth
comesa whooshing whooshing...
angelwings still flutter softly
'roundthe hearts of mortal man

birthingpains in nut shell open
releasingseeds to fertile Earth
evenice melts in the furnace
of theriver rushing forth

timestands still but only shortly
or longif one is standing still
whatclings us to a backward motion
releasesas we boldly step

intothe shoes of our own making
flowersneed but once to bloom
in thisgarden of human faces
is delightof wonder...meant

hoardsof angels' singing voices
praisethe passing, evening light
praisethe birthing day to be
unclungto old miseries
"here,"-- they gently touch my shoulders
firstmy left and then my right
"wingsinvisible will fly now
to thelove that's pulling you."

all loveis a pulling, tugging
to whatcalls a heart to play
seeus here all tugging, pulling
onebig clam shell open, closing

willyou come & play?
 

-Summer Music


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

painting by Janet Jackson, flowers
 

paintingby Mary Janet Jackson

fromthe collection of Chris Carmichael

toSummer  ~  Moongate



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