Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Roland Allnach, iRichard Tscherne, iKeith Dyne, iMiller Caldwell, iFrances Seymour, iDonald Beaulieu, iDavid Gelber, i

  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Addie Williams & Katie Fairchild

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 241 Titles
· 518 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Feb, 2004

Addie Williams & Katie Fairchild, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
How to Bake the Best Delicious Valentine's Day Cupcakes - In
by Kim Lambert

Clear instructions and recipes to make and decorate delicious cupcakes yourself, especially for Valentine's Day..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Books by Addie Williams & Katie Fairchild
Awareness is Oceanic Self
by Addie Williams & Katie Fairchild
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Addie Williams & Katie Fairchild
•  Throwing Out The Trash
•  We Live In The Shallows
•  Deposits Of Time
•  Lay Out Lay In
•  Musical Sphere
           >> View all 225

Heart and mind and body and soul

Are, combined, the universe

Of awareness.


Awareness, evidentially, is like

An ocean

Of unplumbed depths,

Uncharted terrain

Unmapped shores

Ever changing, dissolving, evolving.


Never stagnant

Ever active

Even when quiet

A breath of death.


Nor does it perceive authority.

It merely is

And becomes

And heaves

And sighs

And leaps.


It sobs against indifferent rocks

Rages beneath darkened, lowering skies

Glistens mirrors of itself

Against the sun.


It floats the light of stars

Upon its bosom,

Nurtures the flesh

Of its own fertility

In primordial amniotic womb

And simultaneous tomb.

Yields to the superfluity

Of whatever overpowers

Its own terms.


It frolics in shoals of austere shores,

Is heavy, overburdened

With its own entrapped mass

In caverns of futile, pulsing

Fluidly swamping

The great deaf weight of itself.

In the bottoms of ultimacy,

Washing every atom of itself -

In the self-manufactured plasma of change

In the flow of and in and through itself

In its own totality.

It is warm and hot and cool and cold

And here and there

At once.

It swims in itself -

Erratically, ecstatically

In golden light.


In silver crest

In translucent wave

Upon wave

In thick, morbid mass

In sparkling ever essence

In pink blue

And aquamarine hue.


It is all and everything

And nothing definable,

Merely is and becomes

Evolves and evaporates

To glance the stars

To waft through

Eternal sameness

And otherness -


It is music of being and becoming

And the dirge of its decay

Of its own renewal

Doomed to continue rebirth

Of the imperative of revitalizing death.


Its sight is the universe

Of beauty in movement and caress

Of all it glides







Its sound is the pulse

Of infinite molecular sensitivity

And fluid essence

Of every particular

Of ever microcosm

Within the microcosm

Of total intuitive acknowledgment.


It is the savor

Of all biology and psychic phenomena

That swim its currents of saline flavor

In mounds

Of billowing, wallowing heaves

Cresting in waves of effervescent,

Of rampant random circumstance.


All of itself swells

And swamps

And swills

And sieves

And sweeps satin sand bottoms -

Sobs against shoulders of obstruction

Celebrates in bubbly foam -

Throws tantrums of frustration

Against promontories of restraint -

And cliffs of recalcitrant lenience

Of dominion

Along shores of discovery.


Ever restless

Ever reaching

Ever fluid

Ever groundless


It is mother of species

Spawned of itself -

Launched in

And upon itself

To acknowledge

To play

Its mimic role,

To weave biological remnant

Unto generations of reflect self.



To utter dissemination

And then to vaporize

And mingle

With other essence -

To begin anew the pattern

Of defiant obedience

To unobliged authority.


Awareness is oceanic self.

Written by Addie W. Williams

Feb. 10th, 1982








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

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

Reviewed by Todd-Michael St. Pierre 2/27/2004
Damn! I Love this lady's writings!
Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Land of the Living
  2.  Without imitating self...
  3.  Hail Caesar...
  4.  Snow Flakes
  5.  Be Happy While Ye Live For Ye'll Be A Long
  6.  Open Sky
  7.  Rich Tapestry of Death
  8.  Zen & the Art of Reading...
  9.  Bring On the Blistering Wind
  10.  The Examined Life

Everything (Available in print; e-book, 2nd Ed.; and Kindle, 3rd Ed.) by Robert Wood

A unique perspective about the reality of existence, the meaning of life, the true impact of relationships between human beings and all life as well as the spirit world, and the im..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

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.