this long night

The Oracle knows where to look and how to listen.

we are all sailing
the same starry skies
in ghostflower oceans of eternity

ask how breath heals
the broken rhythm of the heart

remember to listen
to the foolish magic of children
lingering in this long night–
as if life is born again
dancing awake each morning

23 thoughts on “this long night

  1. I remember this collage as it really struck my fancy! I strive to hold onto my whimsy and enjoy things through the perspective of a child – it is often difficult to do when this world intrudes with violence and chaos…

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    1. Thanks Muri. So difficult, yet we must give ourselves some space to rest. As soon as I saw the Oracle’s words this morning I thought of this collage.


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