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The eye of heaven



There it is rising over the eastern horizon,
ripping the dark night of the heavens:
Cleaving the night for the day...
telling all the other stars it's time to go away.

Making a path for the Eye of Heaven,
as its rays flash brightly, chasing afore it the night.
It's flash speeds across the whole skyline so bright,
so quickly...gone the stars...now comes the light.

Sitting on the lawn, next to a clear-water lake
I watch the morning glories raise their sleepy heads:
Emerald green glows the grass as the colors bled
into the blue of the lake, shimmering reflection it's wake.

I wonder why everyone talks about perfect this and that.
Never looking at the Glorious, artistic lights of Creation,
that every morning paints a beautiful scene as colors react:
As The Eye of Heaven walks dreaming this day's imagination.
Mitakuye Oyasin! Aho!
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I began writing Lyrics, short stories, and poetry some 43-years-ago. When I was in high school, during the 60s, I met the great Robert Frost. He spoke to me about my real elementary attempts at writing and poetry. He took some time with me, after assembly hall and told me to not stop writing. Now, that I have been around the world as a USMarine, and have lived through 2-years of the Vietnam War, I still am writing. Now at 63-years-old, I am enjoying being on Poetry.com with you all. I was born 12/21/1948, in Worcester, MA. There I began trying to write lyrics at 5-years-old, on my Grandmother's piano -- this has been a life-time ambition/Hobby for me. I live now in Gallatin, TN, and I am disabled/retired from the vietnam war.This is how I move around and, hopefully, meet others of like mind/spirit. I am mostly American Indian and 4th Generation Irish in the USA. My poetry are moments, which I've seen, and lived during my life. I believe allpoetry are photos, or glimpses into moments of life. Styles have changed over the years, and it is in reading/listening to others' poems that give poets ideas and imaginations to build their own style. This is who I am, as a man, who simply loves the written arts/preforming arts. Keep on writing!Lucian Tower. more…

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