Is the Evidence of Life ~
If your Life
Is Burning Well,
Is just the Ash.
~ Leonard Cohen
3.) Lucinda Walter Photography
This entry was posted on April 2, 2017 by Sister Madly. It was filed under Life and was tagged with beauty, culture, dark, Leonard Cohen, love, music, personal, photography, poetry, prose, spirituality, writing.
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April 2, 2017 at 5:56 AM
I figured you would appreciate this. ;c)
April 2, 2017 at 10:04 AM
You figured correctly Milady!
April 2, 2017 at 10:06 AM
Well, I’m alive – who would credit it?
Not convinced about that ash though… you’ve read my homepage; you know I’ve got the fire connection. There’s plenty more than poetry left behind, and some of it is even good for the roses.
I figure the poetry is more like the aroma – so evocative, so immediate. It alerts me, wakes me up, inspires me to action… and lingers tantalizingly after the blaze has passed, fading, dispersing.
And if I poke the ash, there’s still a trace, a puff of memory
a yesterday, a childhood, a death.
April 3, 2017 at 12:03 PM
and if my words
should touch your heart
to make you cry ~
the wayward wind
for having blown
my lowly ash
into your eye
April 5, 2017 at 3:16 PM
And the wayward wind I do blame.
April 5, 2017 at 6:41 PM
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