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The round tower

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Climbing the tower round

5 feet thick

1200 years old

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and not a crack


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Ladder by ladder

from the top

the land spreads out

beyond the monastery walls


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A wild land threaded

with the paths of animals and pilgrims

maybe a donkey braying

murmur of the stream


A raven flying silently at eye-level

don't snap any pictures yet

what I am seeing

can so easily fade away


The breeze, how it blows so gently

is the same

as it was a thousand years ago

sweet with scent of blossoms.

 

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger  and author of several books, the latest: 13 Seeds: Health, Karma and Initiation. Over the last few years he has begun calling himself an activist poet, channeling his activism through poetic (more...)
 

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