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AWAKENING
by Joyce James
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mystical experience in the common occurrence of waking up

What is poetry?


It is an expression of thoughts and feelings, using words as tools, to create something original, of beauty and of worth.  (my own thoughts)


 


Extract from Stone Diaries  by Carol Shields:


 


How does a poet know when a poem is ended?


Because it lies flat, taut; nothing can be added or substracted.


 


AWAKENING


 


A cocoon of calmness


captures the stillness.


Rain shades the moment,


complementing the silence –


in holy harmony.


 


Joy nestles around the heart.


Its soul -mate, Peace, fills the spaces.


Twin gifts.


.


 


Feet touch each other warmly


in close companionship -


forgiving friends ,


 grown old and crooked together.


Legs rest neatly folded,


one upon the other


in passive symmetry.


No movement


save the soft rise and fall of breathing.


 


Only  Mind stirs


with silent utterings of creativity.


Striving to find


 fitting expression


 to witness the beauty of the morning.


 


JOYCE JAMES


JUNE 2005


 

JOYCE JAMES
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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
You elicit well the yearnings within the poetic soul. I, for one, am always restless when inspiration "takes her time." Thank you, Joyce. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Aberjhani
AWAKENING unfolds like the first soft colors of dawn, illuminating hard-won truth and treasured beauty. Thank you for sharing.
Reviewed by The Smoking Poet
And so exactly: nothing added, nothing taken.
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