Crystal

Inspiration Images for Final Project:

    

o n   t h e   v e r g e   o f   f o r e v e r

b y  a a r o n   m a n i a m

/

We stop: listen to the sky’s fingers on grass strings

The octaves between mountain and valley

Play to a tremolo, crystallize just beyond

The hum of human hearing

/

Last night, wakeful, I stared out a caravan window

Letting the dark unquilt the details of the soul

Last year’s stars told me a bedtime story

Started so long ago that only its ending

Reached me without losing its milky way

/

Then continued to a caesura dawn

A Blue Grass breeze ruffles wayside weeds

Tousles them with freshly woken sunlight

In this place, there can be nothing but gentleness

Where Grandfather Mountain is a frontdrop

Gazing, watching, protecting

/

Travelling this country road, I feel

No need to be taken home

Belonging is easy

In the landscape’s background whispers

I stand on the verge of forever

Stars, blowing fronds and a surcease unveiling

As if through a time lapse camera:

Eternity playing so slowly

That my eyes shine with smiles

And sweet tears I only half-comprehend

Advertisements
Comments
One Response to “Crystal”
  1. Mandy says:

    Inspiring photos.

    xoxox
    – Mandy
    http://littlemaison.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: