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Seventh Night

I woke in the middle of seventh night (surely He must have slept too) to the gasp of a heart-dream, caught between now and when, here and just beyond. Before I can take a breath I am surprised by a sudden sucking out of all my secrets, leaving little or nothing to rely upon, to believe. Later it came, quietly enough, a milky opening of thought, hinting to me of my own history. A bright world unfolded - the white celestial surface of the universe, upon which I traced my strange ways, colored them the colors of my deepest emotions, my mind drifting toward the borders of something that came close to poetry - and art.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 10/22/2013 11:42:00 AM
Hello Jack, Wonderful thoughts penned here. Great creative write.... As Always, Shar
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Date: 10/22/2013 11:51:00 AM
Thanks again. You're going deep into my archives... Jack
Date: 3/19/2013 12:39:00 AM
It's very dreamlike and I like how the words lead you on but never totally reveals what is it you're arriving too... except that it's a place worthy of visiting. I was a bit confused in the beginning, but re-reading I assume the "He" in this poem is God and you're referring to the first week of the Universe itself.... wow you tackle big subjects!
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Date: 3/19/2013 8:53:00 AM
You're correct about who He is. Big subjects? Why not try? Thanks for reading so closely, Timothy. J
Date: 3/18/2013 3:25:00 PM
this is great free verse poetry . Love it!
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Date: 3/18/2013 7:17:00 PM
Thanks for the compliment, Andrea. Jack
Date: 3/18/2013 8:54:00 AM
....my mind drifting toward the borders of something that comes close to poetry-and art. I thank you for this poem and those lines,great poem,Ivy
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Date: 3/18/2013 2:20:00 PM
Thanks, Ivy, for the comment. Jack