V.

come you poets and sages i hear your songs now in my ears come you mystics and seers i see your visions in my mind oh prophets oh storytellers oh dreamers i hear your call deep inward inside veins inside pulses inside unseen spirit i hear you i answer with mute voice and limp hands […]

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IV.

the respite the respite feels fleeting so brief the days or months of breathing become short shortness that was a gasp an airing a second to glance at the troubled sky and respite becomes the wave again this weight becomes water and water becomes heavy {in my heart’s lungs} i am unskilled to fight i […]

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III.

i am the knight who tamed the dragon and put jewels around it’s neck. i am the martyr who burned for truth. i am the mother holding weak hands and weaving warm cloth. but ideals are just bricks laid by children with no tools. i am the painter with sight unseen. i am the seer […]

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II.

i heard the call of the white bird at night the water has risen to my knees in dreams the spirit of terra below the whispers of fire things i do not know i know deep {as soil knows rain} i sense ancient i hear the ghosts i feel before

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I.

a truly free mind is a terrifying thing a foot tripped caravan tipped careening over the edge. the earth is flat in an eye-blink and the fall sudden. sphere-born gravity once was now a shadow in space. a mind released is infinite severing of sanity. i was not anymore. i was space. a truly free […]

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inspiration (n.) c.1300, “immediate influence of God or a god,” especially that under which the holy books were written, from Old French inspiracion “inhaling, breathing in; inspiration,” from Late Latin inspirational (nominative inspiration), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin inspirare “inspire, inflame, blow into,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + spirare […]

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