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Above and Below

The spires boldly point above, almost naked in their dramatic stance But they are not unique, as the trees do the same And the birds, butterflies and stars are carefully displayed upon the blue tapestry It seems that everything seeks above But the shiny stone that once dwelt in the stars glistens by my feet Perhaps both above and below are within each heart Above is the striving, the hope, the insight and search Below is the framework, the security, the roots and the memory To see above you feel below To see below you feel above They are both unanswered yet beautiful journeys The earth’s soil warms our cells with its love While we squint at the bright sky that shows us what can be We are the rough stones yet to be polished.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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