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I fear as you read me,
One moment an iridescent, swirling,
swaying shadow...
Dancing lightly upon a symphony.
The next, bitter herbs upon the 
tongue of Man,
Haunted by death...
Yearning for 

All in the turn of an hour,
Trickling softly 
Between a tear and
hope - bursting my soul
Till it cannot contain
Within the prison of

I see a rainbow over
A tomb.  See God in both.
Reject all
Absorb all
With question.
And hope you would
What I cannot.

Copyright © Patricia Langston-Moran

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  1. Date: 6/16/2009 5:43:00 AM
    I meant to post this on Deborah's name and accidently did it on my own! Sorry guys..I am not so desperate that I comment on my OWN

  1. Date: 6/16/2009 5:31:00 AM
    Thank you for your comments. Patricia

  1. Date: 6/15/2009 5:59:00 AM
    The Way, the Dao...take a peek inside and see if it resonates? Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/31/2009 10:34:00 AM
    Beautil inspiraional Poem you are gifted

  1. Date: 3/31/2009 10:32:00 AM
    A yearning to understand that which does not make sence to you, why must some fight a illness, or some die, or why anything in life, dancing shadows unlock the inner mind. This is a deep poem, good work. Judy Riley