Tag: grace

  • Autumn

    Art and Poetry by Carmen H Gray Autumn The clouds opened up in October Fay beings in my garden All of the old souls summoned from the cold, misty northlands Landing hither and thither On that one flower that overshadows me It grew from seed, you never know what will happen When you send seeds…

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  • Four Petals of Gratitude

    Four Petals of Gratitude by Carmen H Gray Two pair of delicate edges Symmetrically aligned in globe clusters Every production of nature Holds its tiny geometry Four here and four there You make heads turn With your sky colors where Eyes are lucky to behold you Meanwhile, your gallant green companions Stand back to give…

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  • Soft

    “When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.”-Madeleine L’Engle Soft Carmen H Gray the best part of seeing you is the familiar parts of your face forever etched in…

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  • Swan Song To My Old Self

    Swan Song To My Old Self by Carmen H Gray Silenced, I Tried to keep up But could not fly Named and defined By the periphery Left me lost and blind You led me to see Glimpses of A new reality In the still water Where I saw My son and daughter And all of…

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  • Falling From Grace

    Falling From Grace by Carmen H Gray On the ground Skinned knee Face turned Looking everywhere I learned In the dank cell of despair The caged hearts In protected ramparts Is where Grace starts

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  • Grace

    “Un-winged and naked, sorrow surrenders its crown to a throne called grace.” ― Aberjhani Grace by Carmen H Gray Sorrow said to me Hold me Keep me In your heart For just a little while So I kept it Hidden and safe And bestowed it With gifts Of time And in the meanwhile You said…

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  • Full of Grace

    “Let everything happen to you Beauty and terror Just keep going No feeling is final”-Rainer Maria Rilke Full of Grace by Carmen H Gray In your darkest hours I have whispered in my mind The words of a prayer from my childhood Vestiges that stayed with me From that patriarchal system Because She is the…

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  • Found

      “I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.”-Anne Lamott What have I found? What have I lost? The stars stretch into the web of the dark sky Their dying lights meeting my eyes In a different…

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