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Hand of Light
by Dawn Richerson

Saturday, December 10, 2005
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I was lost and found in a dream of forgetfulness.
A giantís fleshy hand reached through steel into
the twisting tunnel of mind where, spiraling down,
I had forgotten to believe that
the spirit survives anything.

And with feathered fingers, something, some One,
brushed the long and lonely strings of my heart until
a song emerged to remind me of another time when
you caught the sparkle
in my eye and winked.

I remember how the angel choir burst that night
into jubilant reverie and how odd it was to feel us
lifting, spiraling upward together, becoming one
again with each other
and with the Holy other.

It is beyond my human understanding how such
a beautiful truth can be buried so easily by one heart
and slip through the tormented mind of another.
And that is okay. This
I heard the Spirit say.

Today, for the moment I caught the starry skies
and cradled close their hope for forward momentum,
I felt as if that giant hand was a protected perch
where in sacred stillness
light was born anew.


 
 

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Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/12/2005
I found the poet inspired, thus I'm inspired by such a insightful and spiritual poem..
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*ģ 12/12/2005
Dear Dawn,

The center stanza is central to this piece. This is a True Vision. We are Children of The Light.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 12/12/2005
This has the sacredness of vision or personal revelation, Dawn, in the sense that you have positively "felt" this through every inch of your fibre and mind, as opposed to just thinking or dreaming it. I know it is The Season, but reckon there is just as much thrill to this as would have been in a Shepherd's heart out there on the hills outside Bethlehem, having been privileged to witness an Angel throng! Deeply personal and perhaps mystical, but you have translated it for our minds and hearts very well. Bless you, Kate xx
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 12/11/2005
L o v e i t !!
Reviewed by William Bonilla 12/11/2005
A heavenly piece enjoyed much
thanks for sharing

Happy Holidays

Love 7 Peace ......William
Reviewed by Lori Moore 12/11/2005
Beautiful poetry.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 12/11/2005
Beautiful, Dawn.

Ron
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/11/2005
Emotive write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Paul Williams 12/11/2005
A most moving poem Dawn, both spiritually and emotionally, love the last line of the last stanza.

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 12/11/2005
Deeply spiritual. Fanatastic poem
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/10/2005
Splendid spiritual insight Dawn!Love it all, but the last verse really sticks! Fine work!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 12/10/2005
"becoming one
again with each other
and with the Holy other."

wonderfully put Dawn...very very nice read.

Allen
Reviewed by jude forese 12/10/2005
your spiritual insight comes off quite effectively ... very inspired!

again with each other
and with the Holy other
Reviewed by L. Figgins 12/10/2005
This is the essence of being human, reaching and finding the light within our pain. Joy and misery are two faces of the same coin.
Beautiful and profound, Dawn...
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