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  Follow Your Heart
by David Arthur Walters
Saturday, January 07, 2006
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Do you feel the fire?



We are the dead alive,

the dead seen in your faces,

the dead resurrected.


We are those who were

and who will become.

We are history,

and to know us

is to know who you are.

 

You think you are old,

but we say you are

older than you think,

for you are ancient.

 

Listen to us.

Raise the dead.

We know you.

You are the truth come true .

Call upon us -

you will never be alone.


Do you feel

the fires of freedom?
Then let your heart flame

highly to the heavens,

to cast its liberating light

on the worldly signs below,

that others may find the way.


In the fierce heat,

you will find our voice,

your precious voice

of Love singing the song

that weaves eternity.


Welcome the fire

coursing in your veins.

Be the rhythm of your heart

pumping liberty.

 

Let the hand

that records your passion,

be the loving hand

that plucked Shelley's heart

from the crematory,

and carried it back to England

in its little casket to Mary,

where she remembered his advice:

Follow your Heart.

 



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Reviewed by Fakhre Hyder 3/3/2013
We are the keepers of the fire
We share this togather(-A. Whiterock paiute Sister)
peace, and best regards

Fakhre Hyder
Reviewed by Regis Schilken 7/26/2011
Yes!
I agree! Follow your heart whilst there is still time.

regis schilken
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 3/6/2008
Good inspiration reading for a depresses and grieving person like me. Time will heal i know but like to read these poems and about god and death etc and eternal life. Keep up writing inspiration.
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 10/6/2006
This is well written and I completly follow you here as I am now starting to follow my heart.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 8/13/2006
Follow your Heart.

Not quite yet..but soon very soon I WILL!

Love it! This is going into my library Thanks David!


Vesna:)
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 7/30/2006
How did I miss this, for this is wonderful dear David~`*
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 5/22/2006

"Follow Your Heart" flows under the rhythm of awarenes and wise motion to the lake of harmony.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 1/9/2006
Very inspirational...
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 1/7/2006
A truly inspiring piece! And no wiser advice could be given.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/7/2006
Thank you for sharing the wisdom echoing within your verses, David. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by J M 1/7/2006
One must always follow their heart this poem is so inspiring.

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