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Sands of Renewal

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Sands of Renewal

I have been a sieve bucket
Of shiny plastic parts,
Containing reasonable sands of logic, time and place-
Drastically mixed with the fluidity of natural human race,
And oddly and inconveniently, a subspace
For an awkwardly large heart.

Why has its energy, connective and warm, 
Imploded my zone of comfort? 
Its vibrations teemed my walls, exploited my woes
Which till now have composed me quite conveniently
In perfect shell form?

I have molded realities into peaks and castles, 
Beautiful for a brief moment as life’s own art,
Yet crumbling too soon into shackles-
The sand’s plans (though well intentioned) 
Never seem to properly span across
This aforementioned large heart?

I have ignored its pulsing cries of recognition, 
Smashed its value to the depths of nothingness
To breach partitions of Universal fate’s recipe 
For flow and season in forced perfection;
Yet muddied and worn, wretched and torn,
It still giggles and glows-
Defying all logical reason.

In anguish I have begged, dear heart, for disintegration!
Why do you lay idle in seeming nonchalance?
Why have you not flooded these holes of my soul 
And flowed out to which creation compels me?

Will Love and light ever overflow my muddy plastic half?
I smugly wait and listen in demand of a response!

A few beats, a laugh.

You shine upon me for a quiet moment, wretchedly glistening.
Have I dared to set aside my fear and gain the courage to finally listen?
The message you have needed to convey
Resonates to me quietly,
In recognition of my soul’s ambition:
“Why don’t you merely give me away?”

A simple response, I answer in action (in giving to you, my true):
For I begin building my fate only from today;
Creating with purpose and satisfaction, 
Eternally anew.

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  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:59:00 PM
    Very mysterious! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 12:44:00 PM
    I guess that is the reason I don't understand women, in general. There is just too much to have to understand :) Give me a cigarette and/or a beer, I am not Einstein

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 12:44:00 PM
    Very cute though :)

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 10:35:00 PM
    Hi Michele, very emotional poem, I can see how the universe is working its influence upon you.