Figaro Books Message Boards & Forum

It is currently Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:41 am

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Spring Song
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 4:33 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:45 am
Posts: 535
Location: Ithaca, NY
These three poems are words to songs I am writing, although I have not yet decided the instrumentation - or even if there will be a vocalist. The words I write for songs often are not about myself - here the last poem, III, is. But in the words for songs I am trying to universalize the human condition - and hopefully helping others to find a way to Beauty and Love, Hope ...

Spring Song


I

The day
begins in sunlight;
All is new.

The sweet songs
of the birds
further illumine the air,
and a warm breeze
carries life itself
into the garden,
caressing my face.

And yet tears fall
blindly
with no name
or place -
and they are mine.



II

My heart overflows
with unsung songs,

Unspoken words
float within my being
in silence,

A silence as deep
as the sea
before me.


III

I close my eyes -

My soul burns
within me
effortlessly ignoring
the cares of this world.

Suddenly my love for you,
for all that exists
Reaches out
endlessly

into Infinity.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group