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By August 19, 2014Uncategorized

How do you know a truth
But that it sings upward from a knowing
Nested deep inside your lonely chest?
It is Something bounding skyward
Rushing towards the light.

Do you Greet it with deep blue vastness?
Or with a tight fist
wrapped around a space
Where some time past
Your song was stopped?

You cannot  forget to remember
This soulsong ascending steeply.
It’s liquid and Rhythmic insistence
beating at the gate of your throat,
thrumming at the doorway…

You may Do your best to halt it,
You who are afraid of your own heights.
The one who soars inside you
Comes time and again to the cliff’s edge of comfort.

Oh  “I know how the caged bird sings”…

Dissolve the barrier brave one
Unleash this hidden eloquence!
Your breakthrough cry
Raises the bar for all beings.

Help us remember with your winged testament
the One song we must never forget.
The One theme with a thousand variations
Born From the cusp of heaven and heart.

~Johanna Bell