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Saturday Poetry: In the Garden

This was shared here on the blog by Laurie, back in May of 2007.  She is also known as Libra Moon and is a poet and visionary of the highest order. Blessings to you, Laurie. ~ B.

In the garden
rags and broken bits,
trailing paper ribbons,
shards and excrement,
weave a picture, a scene
a thumbreel of protected vision.
The garden grows
though abandoned by light
and conscious thought.
Tangles give way to magical gates.
Imaginary flowers bloom,
twisting absurd
mangling shapes,
evoking scents
unknowable in common categories.
Once the garden was ripe and lush,
fed legions,
earned prizes in the canons
of great literature.
If other gardens vied in performance,
it was for the grander glory of gardenhood.
Abundance
Lovers trysting
Children’s play
Old philosophers walking,
speaking deliberately, deeply,
breathing in heaven.
A garden of substance,
tradition and grace
where sore of heart might
find tender comfort, growing wild
in sweet evening breeze,
a calming call to prayer,
mending meditation
on the ways of Earth and sky and rain.
Walking the garden,
old, papery, withered of breath,
dreaming yesterdays, tomorrows,
screaming silently
a hope too desperate to speak
for vibrant new seeds
to take root.

© May 5, 2007 Laurie Corzett

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  • July 4, 2011, 2:25 pm libramoon

    Thanks, Beth!
    “In the Garden” is also featured in Emerging Visions visionary art ‘zine #15 ~ Shifting Perceptions ~
    http://emergingvisions.blogspot.com/2009_06_01_archive.html

  • July 4, 2011, 3:02 pm Beth

    Fabulous, Laurie! Thank you again for sharing your beautiful words and visions with us! Love having MORE links to your work! ♥