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Afternoon of Wonder

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Afternoon of Wonder

This afternoon I will 
        take whatever joy 
  I can 
   A female voice singing 
       leads me to experience 
the feelings of love
    which the unseen has 
    left in the city air
One thousand thousand men and women 
    feel the power of the unseen 
     which generates peace and joy 
What magic has sustained us 
during thei misty afternoon?
  An inkling of what has 
  transpired 
   is available in our 
   sense of wonder 
  which guides all philosiphy 
which gukeds us home

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  1. Date: 8/22/2012 12:40:00 AM
    Love this Mathew...Yes has this power.....Thanks for visiting my page.

    poet Avatar kash poet
    Date: 8/22/2012 12:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes MUSIC has this power.....
  1. Date: 8/20/2012 5:28:00 AM
    an inspired write Mathew.This sort of thing leads to meditation and that's a good thing! Jumped on the soup for a minute first time in a month and saw your comment. Thank you and sorry for the delay. Been right busy of late! God bless

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 10:03:00 PM
    Matt, can we both share that joy... I need to find this joy of wonder. Without the female voice singing.. Unless it's my voice.. great way t be sweet.. good night~XOXOX~PD

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 2:15:00 PM
    this was beautiful, nice write :)

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 10:10:00 PM
    music can b peaceful and soothing.Nice write and thanks for yor comments

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 1:01:00 PM
    Such an inspiring write Matthew pleased to have visited you today..)

  1. Date: 8/11/2012 5:16:00 PM
    Matthew, I like this one - always a pleasure to read your poems. - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :) +10,5

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 6:52:00 AM
    enjoyed this, Matthew, so positive.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 11:59:00 PM
    Hi! Re your question on my poem, Water Dance: According to all the references and even Wikipedia, a concrete poem and a shape poem is one and the same thing. Also see my poem, Dusk Smiles, in the form (if arranged in the form of the garland - See my poem, Dusk, for yet another garland shaped poem)..... George Herbert's poems, "A Wreath", "The Altar", etc were called by his contemporaries, "his (Herbert's) conceits". The definition on Poetry Soup of a "shape" poem is incorrect. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 7:57:00 AM
    I did not find the word qukeds in the dictionary online..What does it mean?..Enjoyed reading this morn..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 8/8/2012 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    City life seems to be very group and not individual existence..Am I wrong?..Sara
  1. Date: 8/7/2012 10:21:00 PM
    Beautiful, Matthew! There's so much beauty and magic in the unseen. You have expressed this power so well! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 9:22:00 PM
    The city poet at it again! Love this one, Matt.