Tag: change

  • Conversation

    Conversation by Carmen H Gray   “I want what she has” Said air to the water Making and breaking bonds So easily I will absorb you And change you But water said, “I will be a heavy burden to you” As it dripped back down again And air sighed its flighty sigh  

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  • Our Lady of the Laundromat

    Our Lady of the Laundromat by Carmen H Gray Unwashed towels Sweat-soaked linens All the grime hidden In the stains And the dirt On my favorite skirt Belies her purity Our Lady of the Laundromat Where you cannot get your money back Even when the machine is broken Your clothes all soaked in A cathartic…

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  • The Dynamic Process of Becoming

    “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” –Alan Watts The Dynamic Process of Becoming by Carmen H Gray Protons can be neither lost nor gained Stubbornly clinging to an atom All that has been overcome Forceful, indomitable Defining the atom For…

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  • Living

    “Tears and fears and feeling proud, To say “I love you” right out loud Dreams and schemes and circus crowds, I’ve looked at life that way. Oh but now old friends they’re acting strange, They shake their heads, they say I’ve changed Well something’s lost, but something’s gained In living every day. I’ve looked at…

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  • Photosynthesis

    Photosynthesis By Carmen H Gray Light energy Reaches us from a far away star Transforming into a chemical reaction Red and blue light invisible To our limited sight All that is left to witness Is the verdant green leaf Unfurled before us Light energy Reaches inside us Colors are an illusion, really Within white light…

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  • Rhythm

    It is important to revisit places and books because their meaning changes with the reconstruction of you.  Often you catch a different essence of a character or a place further down the road of life. Yesterday afternoon I went on a walk that I’ve been on over several hundred times.  I felt a sense of…

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