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When My Spirit Will Rise

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When My Spirit Will Rise

There, above the line of cars,
Clouds wait patiently for me.
Ignoring bleating horns and car exhaust, 
My spirit is not ready to rise.

I know the air is pure above the clouds,
But I still must breathe deeply of this life.
Tho food sustains me, I yearn for the
Sweet sustenance I find only
In forest cathedrals.


It is there I will let clouds take me.


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  1. Date: 1/29/2014 5:43:00 PM
    What a beautiful place to be 'taken' :) Beautiful James.

  1. Date: 1/12/2014 10:22:00 PM
    Great poem, James. Full of deeply expressed emotions, and honesty. Enjoyable overall. Keep up this excellent collection of work. Peace.

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 1:36:00 PM
    We have rain forests in British Columbia, I can really relate to the cathedral metophor.

  1. Date: 1/6/2014 6:45:00 AM
    Hey you, I wrote you a Scottish piece Comin' Ham go read it! :P

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 9:46:00 PM
    Sad to say; the exhaust we must ingest corrupts our innards, and though the muchables please us so, one special day, that clean air your write expressed will make the glow cause smile ! Have a wonderful new Year dear friend ! Much love, james

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 5:37:00 PM
    jimbo!..people often miss the beauty of a spirittual glimpse of life.. i find this so vibrant and love the image of forest cathedrals.. you sparkle!.. all the best this new year!.. huggs

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 7:17:00 AM
    Nice allegorical expressions , Jimbo. My best wishes for the coming new year

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 3:34:00 PM
    Yes, I did enjoy hiking so much this summer and fall, I should brave the snow when it comes at least once in the woods! Light & Love