AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Dave Cole, iPatricia Garber, iJ.S. Bradford, iRobert Davis, iJanet Caldwell, iA. Bell, iCheryl Carpinello, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Esteban R. Arellano

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· 14 Titles
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jun, 2012

Esteban R. Arellano, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Action/Thriller)
  1.  Womanhood
  2.  Beringia
  3.  True Friends
  4.  HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... B
  5.  The Shredding Machine
  6.  Falling
  7.  Body Quakes
  8.  Bubble Slaves
  9.  The Pneuma Collector
  10.  Inevitable
  11.  Have I told you I LOVE YOU today?
  12.  Mud Pups
  13.  The Shadows
  14.  Funny limericks
  15.  Ego
  16.  Vultures of the Most Despicable Kind
  17.  One-Sided Conversation
  18.  Hope Reawakened
  19.  He Took A Bath Once
  20.  Scumbag Satan



She Lived In The Hush Of Life
by Esteban R. Arellano

Friday, June 08, 2012
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Esteban R. Arellano
•  Evening, Just Before Twilight
•  She Hears Him
•  For Lisa - Black ants and Fruit flies
•  When Flowers Were In Bloom
•  Last Night
           >> View all 14

She lived in the hush of life.
Free from the discord of the world.
She moved in a different kind of light,
in a path where angels whispered their comings and goings,
where truths were absolute and breathed in stone,
where teardrops evaporated into an eternal aurora.
In the chambers of her heart, a promise flowered
and pollinated and enriched her being.

In the evening, as she moved about the kitchen
her fingers linear and alive created an aroma
that simmered in the space of her family's life.
Her symphony was the clink of a glass, the clank of a pot,
the chink of a spoon, laced by the song of her soul.
It would pour on to the earth, a call for the family to gather,
and we would come, appearing in the evening blue:
fireflies circling a pilgrim's candlelight.

Around the kitchen table, in an unbroken circle,
the youngest son would string notes together.
A progression that dispersed light in an even glow.
Congas resonated in gentle waves, tambourines released
the spirit, and light whirled and pulsated.
Her daughters would layer the song into second and third
then weave it in a harmony of delights.
We were saturated in vibrant warmth.

And so it went, late into the evening: the earth arced away,
the stars curved away, the moon dissolved into white
and her sons played and her daughters sang.
And by and by,
and by and by
through a corridor of fluttering light,
her husband would pass through the wall of her life
and enter the unbroken circle, his tenor a breath in her lungs.
And by and by,
and by and by,
her father and mother would pass into her life
and enter the unbroken circle, their song inhaled into her lungs.
And in the midnight of her hour, her brothers and sisters also gathered
and wove their song into her breath.

And so we circled
her candlelight
in a path where angels whispered
their comings and goings,
where truths were absolute
and breathed in stone,
where teardrops evaporated
into an eternal aurora.
In the hush
of her life
we released her.
In honor
and love
we released her.

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.