Wordless

Wordless

A Poem by An owl on the moon
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Carry me to a wordless world...

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Carry me to a wordless world

On rippling currents of incandescence

Where music blossoms agelessly

Pulsing peace in every note

Upon the ocean’s cresting wildness

Rising on transcendent sunfire

Azure waters and azure waves

A thousand, thousand years of water

Let me rest in the ambiance of you

Luminous atmosphere of angels

There above that steep, rocky ridge

Reminiscing of a world ineffable

Inexpressible in wonder

Forever wordless.

 


© 2017 An owl on the moon



Author's Note

An owl on the moon
“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.”
― Rumi

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Every line in this poem is so gentle, so endlessly lulling...you have crafted a beautiful world,
where the air would be rich with the sound of music, and the waves like molten gold under the brilliant sunshine. I take that by wordless you mean free from all arguments, and talks of war...a world as tranquil as a song...
"Upon the ocean’s cresting wildness
Rising on transcendent sunfire," are my favourite lines from here.


Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

An owl on the moon

11 Months Ago

I so deeply appreciate your kindness and peaceful light that you bring with you. And yes, may the wo.. read more


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Oh so beautiful as well as wonderful, love the imagery

Posted 4 Months Ago


Why would one want a wordless world,
when gifted as are you.
Those thousand words spread down the page,
conveyed in just a few.


Posted 7 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

7 Months Ago

Thank you so much for your kindness,
the light you bring to this stage.
May your thoug.. read more
Norbanus

7 Months Ago

Sometimes a random thought is all you need,
to send one’s muse to scrambling for a verse.read more
I love your message, which goes perfectly with the artwork you selected, & the Rumi quote -- a well-thought-out collection of artistic ideas! I love the way your words reflect wordlessness by showing how various natural phenomena can convey volumes without words. Your word choices are very graceful like the scene you are painting (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 7 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

7 Months Ago

Thank you so very much, dear Margie. Though I love words, there is something to be said for walking .. read more
So lovely. A place where tranquility resides!
Oh, and did I tell you before how much I love Rumi? You've really got a great collection o his quotes. And after reading your lyrical words, Rumi's words work as Icing on the cake.
Keep up the great work. :)

Posted 8 Months Ago


Ghania

8 Months Ago

You're always welcome, my friend. YES. I love it! His thoughts are just so amazing that they always .. read more
An owl on the moon

8 Months Ago

Here is one of my favorites that has helped me so much: “The wound is the place where the Light en.. read more
Ghania

8 Months Ago

WOW. I haven't read it. It's really amazing. Thanks for sharing. I have plenty o his quotes which ar.. read more
So soft and beautiful, your writing style is very amazing. Good job, please keep writing.

Posted 8 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

8 Months Ago

Your kindness is so deeply appreciated. Thank you for stopping here, dear poet.
Yes, that place where no words are needed...exquisite language, lyrical form, lovely flow and imagery...”inexpressible in wonder”...beautifully speechless. Kudos!

Posted 8 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

8 Months Ago

So appreciative of your kindness, Annette. May you feel such joy in wordless places today. :)
Annette Pisano-Higley

8 Months Ago

Many thanks my friend!
As if I could hear the waves coming in on the sandy beach, I read holding each breath, waiting for the gentle approach of the next line to crash into me. Lovely, delicate words. May I join you in this wordless world?

Posted 9 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

9 Months Ago

Ah, dear poet, you are always welcome in my wordless world. Thank you for coming!
Inspiring! I mostly write with rhyme, but your beautiful work carries me away. I would like to have that affect on others through words also. Beautiful, almost, Wordless!

Posted 9 Months Ago


An owl on the moon

9 Months Ago

I truly appreciate your kind thoughts, Nancy (and I like rhyming poetry too!).

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