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Smoke & The Desire to Understand

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Smoke & The Desire to Understand

A ribbon seethes upward;
between, before, beneath.
Exhaled; handed weaving-
veiling, binding, clothing.

The thought stream splits once more;
bending, veering, carving.
Thrust atop the plateau;
watched, judged, feared-

The genius falls naked.

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  1. Date: 8/18/2009 9:45:00 AM
    Nicely written I feel this speaks to me. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 1:35:00 AM
    I am so impressed and in love with the way you write. Truly, gorgeous. -AmandaLG

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 1:02:00 PM
    awesome write,welcome to the soup site--charma:)

  1. Date: 7/30/2009 8:22:00 AM
    Love it! though the title doesn't do it justice. Seething............would be better? Light & Love .more mysterious