Perceptions

Horses_of_the_Four_Elements_by_Victoria888

Some people say

the water doesn’t speak

But listen,

 

As it drips through

A mind in the middle

Of midnight’s sleep.

 

They say the fire

has not a pair of eyes,

But watch

 

As it burns in a gaze,

Lighting up every emotion

found in a moment.

 

There is a doubt

that air can touch freedom.

But feel

 

As it washes over

Skin, caressing obstacles

And moves beyond.

 

Many question

that the earth can breathe.

But inhale

 

its coarse skin,

exfoliating a scent of nature

through its pores.

 

The world hungers

with a soul emptied palette,

but feast divinely

 

as emptiness looms

in the mortal belly. Abundance

rises from beyond

 

the five senses, subsiding —

higher perception is the ethereal table

that leaves no one hungry.

 

–          Jeffrey Vionito

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2 thoughts on “Perceptions

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