The Earth Remembers Her Beginning

February 10, 2009
By Madeleine Kimball SILVER, Lubbock, Texas
Madeleine Kimball SILVER, Lubbock, Texas
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I am alone
No one but myself
Standing between
Ground and endless sky

At first, nothing
Nothing at all except
Endless, waving grasses

I watch the sky looming down
A blue bowl spread over the earth

I close my eyes and listen...

At first, nothing; nothing at all
But the sound of my breathing

Wind ever so gently whispering
Whispering mystery in my ears
"This is the way the world was!"

Hearing a noise I open my eyes
Realizing I am never alone here
Time flows past, an endless stream

Buildings stand between earth and sky
No stillness
No silence

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on Feb. 25 2009 at 7:09 pm
Jessica L. Hampton BRONZE, Lubbock, Texas
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That was such a great poem!!!!

tkimball said...
on Feb. 24 2009 at 1:01 pm

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