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The Tempest

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The Tempest


My head is a box of secrets
My nerves are tuned to my dreams
If  I could change this sorry world and
were to tell you of my plans
I would speak a universal language

If you heard my message and
came with your own secrets and dreams
I would be invincible
I am the gentle voice of Peace,
the  the living symbol of Harmony
Friends resonate with my energy

My head unlocks the mysteries of life from
where the source gushes
I need the power of generosity
I need the art of forgiveness
The old house haunted by false deities all at
once fell down.

I found miracles in the dust, said
to be the hope of things to come
A good and abundant spirit
Ah, for a power to change psychic forces
My lady, the God of Storm and Frenzy is on the move
Mama his occult nature frightens me.

I am nearer to the truth
My poetry is an instument of grave importance
Goddess, I am- but not exulted
The nerves still strain for this sorry world
My wit is a power for change
Sweet mama, I have seen the shadow
I have been generous
I have been forgiving.
But still the world revolves around hatred

Frighten off Wotan !!! the unleasher of dark passions
Until Heaven and Hell collide
let there be no talk of Archetypal fate.
I fear the notion of a collective unconscious
filled with psychotic types withdrawn from reality.

Goodness must overcome - mark my soul


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  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:05:00 AM
    congrats for your win.You deserve a better place great!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:01:00 PM
    Amazing!!! Congratulations...every word every meaning ever feeling....compliments the next. So hard to pick just one no wonder why it won!!!!:0) awesome write thanks 4 sharing suz.....

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 6:17:00 PM
    Suz congratulation on your well deserve win. This is a brilliant and powerful write. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 6:09:00 PM
    Very expressive, congratulations on a fine win.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:17:00 PM
    The old house haunted by false deities all at once fell down. I feel like I am having a similiar revelation as this. A lot of this rings true for me. The superficial spiritual path is over, the gimmicks and falsities of the ego transcended. we are here now powerful from the heart, taking the world head on, with reverence to the great spirit, the great mother goddess, but equally strong and certain within our own hearts. Thank you.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 12:57:00 PM
    I too relate to Earth Mother with more comfort than Sky Father, i always enjoy views into shamanic peace. Congrad's on Your WIN!

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 7:13:00 PM
    A very powerful poem, well done and I would also like to thank you for my placement in your Along Came A Spider Contest, I am very honoured. Constance

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:34:00 PM
    Wow........I read this again........there is more than at first glance...the line that stands out, is that yes.....your poetry is of grave importance.....expression is sometimes our savior! This is a wow!

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Most would desire to change the world from bad to good by God's standards and make it easy for humanity to live in the good..Great work expressing the topic..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for the honor of placing in your contest..I appreciate being there..I enjoyed writing that work..Sara

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 8:21:00 AM
    "Mark my soul", yes! A tremendous declaration. I felt the desire for more in this piece.

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 9:53:00 PM
    its good to read that goodness must win.great!