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CONTEMPLATION

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CONTEMPLATION

                   CONTEMPLATION

                              Mantra
      Then    flashes of light in virtual space
                    Soul’s inner kingdom
                            Racing feet
                    Without form or meat
                                  yet
              A sense of wholeness prevails
      You here    you there    you everywhere!
                   A wish to quietly shout
                                  yet
        No lips    no box    no guts to let it out
But there is color – beyond the rainbow
There is sound – flutes    
                                      trumpets
                                                      a thousand violins - 
                               all round
                                   and
There is naught but being
                        No identifying clouds
This revelation –
                     You are in your closet
                                            Beyond carnal sensation - 
Contemplation 



………………………………………………………..*Jesus said, “Go into your closet.”


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  1. Date: 3/21/2013 4:19:00 PM
    Howdee, sir. Thank you for dropping by, hope you are well.

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 12:17:00 AM
    Daver, is this the kind of thing you were saying you could not do at PFT? It does look so cool to be able to format it this way. You do so well with line breaks. Good one!

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 8:31:00 PM
    I can feel the sensation of the depth of your meditation Dave. I've discovered in scripture the deepest of mantra.....'fasting'....so I derive, and do believe! Fantastic write dear poet ! Have a wonderful begining to Spring my friend....much love, james

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 7:33:00 PM
    Procrastination always has its good aspects, this is wonderful! Love this descriptive contemplation, Daver. You've captured its essence and are able to bring it into words. Interesting write...thank you for sharing.:) Best wishes, Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 5:20:00 PM
    I'll go into a closet anytime if I could experience the sensations I find in your poem Dave. As it is, I am so fragmented outside as truth and confidence are elusive. Outstanding verse I connect with as it speaks to me. Love, Lizzy

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 7:08:00 AM
    Dave, I admire your use of layout and your profound use of words, very creative and visually stunning, real poetry, well done, constance