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The Source of Being

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The Source of Being


I was thinking of the soul
 that mysterious un-proven source of being.
Thoughts came to me of a mystical place where
 in the mossy ground of a sacred forest
a portal existed 
below the quadrivail of four ancient rivers.
a cave deeply etched by a many ages-
the pericopic carving of rushing waters
into a clear, deep pool of a most unbelievable blue .

Precious, orange zircons formed the floor…ligures for holy men’s robes
 a resevoir of more than nature's beauty
 an enigma, a place of secret rites and truths
 knowable, only by divine revelations.

And when the vision faded peace flowed through my thoughts-
a  truth from ages past and a faith that was positive
in time and space.


For Shadow’s Word Challenge

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  1. Date: 10/7/2013 11:21:00 PM
    Being contains a reservoir of poetic material, and each should advance our insights. This one certainly does. Not sure about the legitimacy of "quadrivail" as a word, although it is obvious what you are saying.

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 8:16:00 PM
    A truly beautiful write, SuZ. Congratulations on a fine win! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 1:24:00 PM
    SUZ,.... Congratulations, in the any subject contest... have yourself a sweet day... LINDA

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 11:36:00 AM
    This is a great poem Suz. great to read.congrats for the win (:c Jenish

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 1:06:00 AM
    Suz....Congratulations ......Seren

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 6:50:00 PM
    suz, Congratulations on your awesome win. love ~ SKAT~...

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 7:12:00 AM
    This is so good SuZ I love it. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 4:03:00 AM
    Hi SuZ super poem Congrats on your win in my contest ty for entering it Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 12:28:00 AM
    suz, this poem reminded me of the kind of stuff that Jan turner is so into. It is very metaphysical. Is that the word I am seeking? and made me think of reincarnation, etc. what is Shadow's word challenge? (oh and thanks for telling me I had a typo_)