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Stillness Thrill

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The pristine purity of this stillness-thrill
Like the look and the hush of a new fallen snow
It is a secret sacred landscape in the mind
Where only tiny thoughts like bird tracks show

I linger here when first awakening
Remembering the feel of the other side
The peace so deep it lets you feel
Feelings that in this dimension mostly hide

The sky is blue and the snow is white
And nothing spoils this reverie
Dreams linger with their inner magic
This day's troubles I do not yet feel or see



To embrace the waking world and its worries
And to keep the feeling of the world of dreams
This is the challenge before me
To hold this centering while in the grip of mortal extremes

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I am a hippy that never dropped out. I have held on to impossible idealism and will not give up. I think the human race is a ticking time bomb and we are at the last tick. So what is the good of slow careful pragmatism that allows time for it all to (more...)
 

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today.  Out walking in the woods.  The b... by shadow dancer on Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 at 8:32:20 PM
Those are lovely words... by Theresa Paulfranz on Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 at 9:06:51 PM
The poetry and the photo .. thanks Theresa:)... by jersey girl on Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 at 7:45:12 PM