By TropicalSnowstorm

When the wind throws grains of sand through the air and the sunlight
makes them sparkle like diamonds, they don’t know they are beautiful.
They sail through the air, unseeing, unknowing, with no queasy feeling
down deep in their stomachs no matter how fast and steep the fall.

I bear witness and smile.

As a path lies painted against a group of hills pointing like a crooked
finger toward the sky, it can’t feel the hope it promises for a new beginning.
It moves steadily upward, without shaking legs or unsure steps, not doubting
its ability to reach the other side no matter how meandering the route.
I step forward and believe.

While a skull lays buried in a forgotten grave, as soil fills its eye sockets
and pushes apart its jaw, it doesn’t mourn the loss of its eyelids and lips.
It just stays suspended, unable to wink or kiss, unaware it once housed a
mind with dreams and loves that will never be known by this world again.

I understand and remember.

-- by Steve McKennon, 04 August 2014

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Copyright 2014 TropicalSnowstorm
Published on Monday, August 4, 2014.     Filed under: "Philosophical" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

Ampère's Law - A flowing current, a pathway, magnetic fields…and Maxwell’s correction
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  • carlosjackal On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, carlosjackal (2615)By person wrote:

    Yep, this rocks.

  • soul_versing On Thursday, August 14, 2014, soul_versing (885)By person wrote:

    Congratulations, sir♥ this was definitely well deserved. Scholar

  • Magdalena On Thursday, August 14, 2014, Magdalena (617)By person wrote:

    Quick indeed and understandably so.. Well done T/S.

  • blue angel On Thursday, August 14, 2014, blue angel (877)By person wrote:

    Congratulations, this piece is a brilliant exposure to the elegance of existence. Well written!

  • soul_versing On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, soul_versing (885)By person wrote:

    What a treasure... an astonishing piece. I cannot believe I'm just now reading this. I have to thank you greatly for sharing this, sir. A piece worthy to linger on my page. ♥Nett Scholar

  • Magdalena On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Magdalena (617)By person wrote:

    Something about this piece brought "The way of Wyrd" to my mind. A wonderful perceptive journey in this... There is an energy that shimmers over the ground in Avalon here in the UK, a strong allure, I believe there are certain places dotted around where that energy is strongest, magnetic fields maybe.... Much enjoyed T/S

  • FadedBlues On Monday, August 4, 2014, FadedBlues (2180)By person wrote:

    ...the inanimate becoming animate & teaching wisdom to those who observe. your writing has incredible scope...

  • SickSanityJenn On Monday, August 4, 2014, SickSanityJenn (261)By person wrote:

    A powerful and thought provoking write. I enjoyed reading. Thank you

  • whisperingwalls On Monday, August 4, 2014, whisperingwalls (215)By person wrote:

    Thought provoking. Made me question my worth from a different perspective, which I hope comes across as a powerful compliment.

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