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Keilani

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Keilani
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  August 2023     5 months ago

Submitted Poems 9 total

The Meaning of Birdsong

What is the song
that the morning bird
sings

awaiting her love
from the mountain
springs

away and far
her memory brings
verses
from ancient dreams

Filling spaces
between each beat
a heart knows its own
captivity

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by Keilani

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Slain

When the universe sighs
and draws its last breath

and the sound that is silence
manifests

when conqueror and conquered
walk in lockstep

will your pulse a beat diverge
as one who claims her highest worth

not as one who slew the...

by Keilani

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Sustenance

Your laughter washes me
in golden light
and silver haze

spilling a tidal wave
lifting me above
the weight of rock
assault of words
streets and alleyways
stained in blood

Nothing more I need
but this I do
a highway through
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by Keilani

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Discovery

I sing
this morning
like a carefree bird
tossing leaves and stones
in my wake

with abandon
drawing tinsels of air
smoke curled
adorning my notes

piping through
the honeycombed veil
through which
I glimpsed

by the conversant...

by Keilani

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Ordained

“The lunatic, the lover, the poet, are of imagination all compact.”
(Shakespeare)

The lunatic a sorcerer
enchants her own mind
‘twixt reality and dream
confutes the line

Love marks a heaven
on her lover’s brow
the calculus of Reason
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by Keilani

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Latest Comments: 4 total

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A message of hope, so delicately conveyed in a light, (almost dancing) gossamer weave of words.

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Thank you truly for your kind words. I am happy that you enjoyed my poem and appreciate your thoughts.

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Thanks very kindly for your thoughtful comment. I appreciate you reading my poem.

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This prose poem drives the anguish of loss as a lunging blade into the reader’s heart, yet gently and wondrously discovers the way forward.

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