Black Poetry : Against Time

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Against Time


    The River of Time flows faster
    as one approaches its gaping mouth;
    roaring waters echo wildly
    through canyons of time-bound lives
    seeking to escape the surging stream
    into the unknown sea.

    "Stop running away," it says,
    "I am life's normal rhythm:
    my flow cannot be reversed with fear.
    Let my life-giving water become a mother
    carrying a child: the soul of your life.

    I am not an enemy,
    I am the companion.
    All that comes here
    must reconcile with me
    or fear me!

    Give up the need to conquer,
    the selfish demands crowding your mind,
    the desire to win eating at your soul:
    I can give you peace in this sojourn
    as I must carry you to the portals of life.
     
  2. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    to the one that walketh

    on the winds...

    I'm here to tell you I felt this deeply...and I appreciate the admonition of the river of time, and its promise to carry us, in peace, through this sojourn ~ if we let go of the "weight".

    thank you

    a
     
  3. Reason

    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Bravo Poet!!!

    Respect
    Reas
     
  4. Heartbeat

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    Nice!!!
     
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