The Rainbow of the Soul

The Rainbow of the Soul

A Poem by Bibliotroll Jack

The soul would have no rainbow
If eyes had no tears
A prism of compassion
You've nurtured through the years

The light that is refracted
From life' s struggle, bittersweet
Will bathe your better conscience
And put you on your feet

When eagles soar in skies above
When nature shows her art
Wildflowers paint the sacred plain
The sun shines on your heart

To spark the fire of destiny
And tend your passion's flame
So you can give more than you take
And minimize the shame

When sorrow floods on every shore
If wrong subdues the right
We listen to Great Mother 
Walk tall, be brave, and fight!

The soul that has no rainbow
Is dead to vibrant life
Will never find a balance
Just misery and strife

Let the spectrum of emotions
Pierce the window's welcome mist
The spirit will embrace you
With healing love persist

Your guide and inner-palette
The steady metronome
Reflecting shades of every hue
Will safely guide you home
***
Inspired by Medicine Woman Peroh by Linda Biggs and the Native American saying, "The soul would have not rainbow had the eyes not tears."

© 2010 Bibliotroll Jack


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What a motivating poem! This is a beautiful piece, such perfect choice in words and great rhythm. Keep posting I'd love to see more!

Posted 11 Years Ago


It is excellent and very well written, keep up the good work.

Posted 11 Years Ago



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Added on November 13, 2010
Last Updated on November 16, 2010
Tags: native spirit, compassion, soul, balance, tears, native american