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Fluted hands angle on knees as glimpses sort the knitted threads of a late afternoon where gathering of blooms abide. Almost friendless, a man inhabits his space ready to inhale the waft of new dusk, of how a world in his inner terrain mirrors the ceremonials of a mindful passage upon grasses and half-lit windows outside the self. And through a prayerful instance, he connects with a god hushing the tempo of sighs mixed with incense blowing, as if to twirl in an air of breaths cleansing the scabs of trespasses. Miles of babel words turn into a different language: quite unknown and understood only by him who finds contentment in being unbound ,of gliding above a haloed sky that reflects the movement inside his awakened essence. For the atonement of all misgivings, he releases his pride in layers of deep confession to pay for his karmic debt; that in a warm communion with humility he makes amends for life's consequences as stillness becomes his friend. Anthony Slausen's Karma

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 4/21/2014 2:02:00 PM
A grand, quiet poem that shows us your love for words. It is a peaceful thing. Your imagination is quite startling.
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Date: 3/30/2014 4:15:00 PM
Nette, Congratulations In the Karma Contest.... hugs~ LINDA
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Date: 3/26/2014 7:53:00 PM
Magnificent!!!! I may use this as a gentle prayer before meditation. It reads beautifully and flows seamlessly.
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Date: 3/25/2014 8:38:00 AM
Great weite and win Nette...Congrats
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Date: 3/24/2014 11:30:00 AM
My comments before the win are truer still.. Masterful win!!
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Date: 3/24/2014 12:54:00 AM
Very thoughtful expressions on Karma. Congrats on the win, nette
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Date: 3/23/2014 9:02:00 PM
An excellent write my very dear friend Nette. Thank u so much for sharing and my hearty congratulations on your awesome win! love lots and biggest hugs, Leonora
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Date: 3/23/2014 6:50:00 PM
Congrats, nette, this is deep like karma itself, a gorgeous poem!!
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Date: 3/23/2014 4:37:00 PM
Well done... Congratulations on the win... Verlena
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Date: 3/23/2014 11:03:00 AM
Hi, Beautifully expressive. Like stepping on hallowed ground. Congrats on your win. Regards Theresa xx
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Date: 3/17/2014 2:09:00 PM
What do i see after being absent for some days? Haunting poem; anything about atonement gets me, Nette.It's what gives us the breakthroughs in life. On to my favs; a top-seller so elqouently done. WoW!
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Date: 3/17/2014 1:52:00 PM
- A wonderful poem, a pleasure to read as always Nette. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/17/2014 1:30:00 PM
A lovely write Nette!
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Date: 3/17/2014 1:12:00 PM
Goodness, this one is very ethereal and empowering. A touch of the golden-rule synergy. IT is in silence that we discover our own pursuit to make peace with the self. Impressive poem; really is!
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Date: 3/17/2014 11:47:00 AM
Nette, exceptional work as always. Darn!!
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Date: 3/17/2014 1:07:00 AM
What fulfills a man cannot be chased, but discovered.. And only in stillness. It is not outside but within. The beauty of simplicity. May we all seek and find. Of course you say this in a Nette way which is remarkable beautiful and memorable!
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Date: 3/17/2014 12:46:00 AM
This is an excellent and amazing write again from you my very dear friend Nette! I extremely love it & so enjoyed reading it today. TYSM for sharing this precious gems of yours! Biggest hugs! By the way, TYSM as well for stopping by my poem on dad's memorial day- a poem requested by her youngest sis. Mind me, so busy but I'm glad that we don't have classes today;))). Have a nice day! love lots and biggest hugs, Leonora
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Date: 3/16/2014 9:47:00 PM
The last two lines says it all, just what you were heading towards throughout your entire poem! I really enjoyed reading this empowering write here this evening! "the ceremonials of a mindful passage/ upon grasses and half-lit windows/ outside the self." are my favorite lines, very wondrously done! What a grandiose piece, Great work!!
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Date: 3/16/2014 7:58:00 PM
The edge of my seat, my lady, this had me in. When "man" can embrace humility for the greater good, their heart can start from one again. Incredible.
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Date: 3/16/2014 5:56:00 PM
Keen potrayal of harvesting what one reaps. An excellent poem for re-reading to awaken my own essence! Again, your diction is flawless.
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Date: 3/16/2014 5:59:00 PM
Well, There Are Going To Be A Lot Of Reaps Knocking On That Door. Be They Here Or Be They There ?
Date: 3/16/2014 5:06:00 PM
† Sweet Beautiful Amazing Nette Onclaud ˜ Nothing Seems To Have Changed For Truly, Your Beauty, Poetically Speaking As Beyound, Remains, As Rare As Her Jewel Be The Sea ˜ Fascinating, This Painting Yet Even More So, The Exquisite Brilliance Amid Your Treasure's Quill! ˜ A Beautiful Favourite In Ruby Red Sapphires....Love John
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