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Posted: February 2nd. 2011 12:19:15 AM
Bearing Water for Brigid
Age Group: Adult
Bearing Water for Brigid
Sketches for a water vessel --
bottle and message elide on waves.
Voice of Brigid calls.
All who hear: Imagine.
Exposed to wind, to grit, to rain
rock faces erode.
Designated fixed space
Conveyor through fluid
Creates place, surface to paint.
diffusement of emotion,
beatitude, foment of dueling farce.
Harsh edges polished,
blend in the dark.
of giddy illusion
just enough to guilefully entice.
Sparkling Neural net
wild eternal child,
ages' flamboyant fool,
(Voice rains from within)
A wound is a sacred vessel.
Pain carves into flesh
carries the seed
of its own demise.
engulfed in life
learns anew to be whole.
Wounded with the potential for wisdom
when eyes are are pried
from seeping, sucking, suffering
aching to censure what future we admire.
Redefine the schizm.
This wound is our project.
To heal, discover the vision;
realign the seam to fit
Let loose that genie of desire.
Ride rushing blood streams.
Build a roaring pyre of grief,
insane belief in wrathfilled deities.
Revile that old refrain: "life is pain" or a game
to be lost.
No Faustian bargain.
essence of ecstasy.
Don't wait for the rest to see
Stretch your sail.
Take sight of your guiding star.
The only failure is self-denial
in favor of the vile lie
that pain is destiny
instead of faithful friend
Slice vivid memories.
Exult in the tastes, the textures.
Enliven your way.
In the end
the vessel breaks.
There the Goddess stirs
Author's Notes: http://emergingvisions.blogspot.com
Author's Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
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