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· air-borne ashes

· climbing (revised)

· roar of voices

· in honor of

· reevaluation

· larger voice

· unraveling

· digesting newness

· a signal yet learned

· abstraction on evergreen sojourn

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by jude forese
Friday, August 17, 2012
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                   I mingle with mediocrity

                          to smell the lure of survival

 

                                life’s gallows hang quite steep

 

                         they have a special sense of elevation

                                            intrusive yet aligned

 

                     my heart relentlessly beats

                                  between the scent of my rising dreams

                      and unseen dimensions amid cryptic lore

                                         

                       I decompose inside my dreams

                                            to breathe a new sense of direction

 

                            brought back to be primed and trimmed

                   where winds howl                                             

                                 along dunes of history,

                       myth and prophecy

                              

                  I merge within the mysterious cracks and particles

                             breaking within the sands

                    of what may never be

                                but has a tendency to resurface

 




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Reviewed by luka tomlinson 8/24/2012
several things here, intelligent word choice, flow vs format, and depth, if one is lacking it can rupture the intent, ... nothing lacked here, truly enjoyed this piece, where i'm from the indigenous folk go walkabout for many reason but one being spiritual enlightenment, this felt enlightened.. kudos, luka
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/21/2012
To decompose within our dreams is to find our true essence unburdened by earthly realities or non-realities. You make us think Jude.
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/21/2012
Some things we don't want to bury too deep, but yet deep enough..great poem Jude!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/20/2012
"Hello, hello, hello... Is there anybody IN there?"... So reminds me of Floyd sentiments and the feelings of blood-let to relieve pain/anxiety/boredom. The brooding gallows image is stupendous and just the detail of its looming angle speaks volumes - so well-observed. Another antennae-out write in which all things are noticed, expected or anticipated whilst yet not knowing what they are. Mingling and merging, decomposing to rise again is all stuff of the daily round of survival and conquest within the relentless Blueprint that forever unfolds. Living where I do, I know so well those feelings of being part of both past and future and holding the tension of both. Past legacies and future inheritance are always bound together in your words and world view, too. Love the way your olfactory sense is working overtime as per u here, Kartero! Sands of time and spirit-lore have a way of revealing all.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/19/2012
Jude,
the opening is a killer - simply brilliant,
i'm chuckling, smiling and serious all at the same time;
the rest is brilliant, too, with strong air of
confessional and for me more than a hint of sadness
but that may be more my mood than yours

i love this poem

john
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/19/2012
your "placebo" is beautiful Jude...

Birthing Hypnotic & Tranquil Beliefs
Vickie
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 8/19/2012
There are so many great lines in this piece but I would be quoting the entire poem. Fantastic images always come to mind.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 8/18/2012
Jude~
Unseen demensions and cryptic lore..stay the direction of peace.
Fabulous write mdf.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/18/2012
Or perhaps just peeling away another layer :-) Good write.
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 8/18/2012
the road to the archetype is paved with good inventions
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/17/2012
"Shall please" to recycle
into so real *jude* from
your dreaming

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by T Jett (Reader) 8/17/2012
First of all, it's nice to have you back! you've stirred my emotions with this wonderfully written poem ...
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 8/17/2012
"A special sense of elevation
Intrusive yet aligned"

Lots of stuff here that effects each of us in one way or another. What is life if not a dream waiting to be dreamed and disected.
Nice offering, Jude.
Take care,
Sherry

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/17/2012
Hey Jude

This has such a mystical feel to it. Like a soul rising out of the ashes

Reborn and hauntingly sad. One could begin to wonder where this poets mind has gone. Somewhere out there in another universe where safe passage is limited to only those who are enlightened. You are one such poet. You never disappoint this reader with the depth to where you are coming from. Next time take a faster ship back I missed you. ( I fixed my typos, darn I-Phones)


Much peace light and love

Amber
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/17/2012
So thats where you been for awhile huh...? ya coulda told a guy...was worried bout ya, Bob...e
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/17/2012
"life’s gallows hang quite steep" Yup ... straight down. Keep pressing in. Never know - groping through the muck - what kind of a gem will end up in your hand. Good stuff. Enjoyed. peace ...
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/17/2012
Yes, you do have that tendency, Jude, and you have done so here. This poem is so full of "quotable" lines one may as well just lift the complete poem for a quote. But I'll go out on a limb and say that the first two lines are kickass lines.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/17/2012
I think your dreams are going through a life cycle.

Ron
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/17/2012
You have touched on a part of all of us,
when one direction does not pan out
basically try and regroup and head another
direction. Even if a "placebo" and surface
again. Many emotions jude and well done

Love and Light
Lily
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