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The Third Eye

These mysterious mist coloured hills
Leading up to the foot of the mountain
The smell of marshy terrain
Distant times and lost legends
Its where I often see lost souls,departed their earthly uniform
Visions only the third eye can see

What I see is a pale gray unhealthy face
Steeped in the worst imaginable fears
Something indescribable has struck that once living individual
Something evil happened around this swampy place
Thick layers of fog,increases my awereness of unblessed acts
Visions only the third eye can see

Who could this poor soul be?
Signs of  a time long ago,we live in different worlds,different eras
That face I see,has not found peace and blessings
Lost between parallel existences
Visions only the third eye can see

The third eye,interesting place,energy-sucker
Uncomfertable at times
Messanger of what has been,and will take place
Late afternoon,dusk,often activity
Close my eyes,displayed like a movie scrolls behind my eyelids
Visions only the third eye can see

These are the visions I see and which chases me
Never gives me that peace and quiet I sometimes need
The black crow,messanger of death and ilness
Hounts me,sometimes I don`t know who it is before it goes down
Living on historical grounds,helds many secrets of bygone times
Visions only the third eye can see


A.Ertsland
Repost from 17th.January 2012

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  1. Date: 10/1/2012 3:06:00 AM
    And I can see the movie scroll with eyes wide open, thanks to the medium with a third eye...Greatly expressive, Arild! God bless your gift!:) from Hanitra

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 2:22:00 PM
    Arild, just stopping to say hi. Not much time to read poems but I do have a short window of time here today. Thanks for your note! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 10:47:00 PM
    I've enjoyed reading this though scary! It's really a brilliant and excellent write describing one's rare but wonderful gift my dear friend, Arild. Thank you so much for sharing and again, for your wonderful and very inspiring comments on my poems. hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 3:59:00 PM
    great write,,,, I really must meditate more,,, though I do like astral travel as I sleep,,,,, hey have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:09:00 AM
    A beautiful write, though scary. That third eye must be depleting at times, Arild. Must need your prayers. Best wishes, Mikki

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 3:24:00 PM
    excellent poem, Arild, scary but enjoyable.

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 1:45:00 PM
    wishing you third eye wonders, arild..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 10:29:00 AM
    That must be the "see all, know all" eye that leads us in unknown dimensions Arild, This has tension that keeps me alert! Great write!

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 3:58:00 AM
    a show-stopper with cryptic, mystic lines that entice, arild... glowing!.. happy day..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 6:26:00 PM
    Arlid, this is a wonderful poem to re-post,,, glad i stopped by today...pd

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 4:58:00 PM
    your creativity soared in this gem. Nice job! cory

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 3:06:00 PM
    Love the fictional side of your pen, Arild..I remember this one from last winter...I chuckled at energy sucker verbage...we also refer to that as energy zapper!! lol...ps...u refer to Elvis as tho he is still alive..I find this quite amusing..do u truly have a Graceland journey planned? Let me know if u do! gwendolen

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland
    Date: 8/27/2012 8:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes I do G.Rix:-)
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 12:51:00 PM
    love this fascinating write, Arild

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 11:29:00 AM
    this is kind of scary stuff. You could put this for the Halloween night contest if it were not a repost!!!Very nice, Arild.

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 9:56:00 AM
    ..duh..! am reposting ol`poems,the engine has died out and am free falling from the sky..lol

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland
    Date: 8/27/2012 9:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ..now,where`s that damned (((parachute!?!)))
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:37:00 AM
    so true. It never occurred to me that it could be different dimensions or different times. I always thought it was current time. hmmm... very nice poem, Arild. hugs, Catie :)