Thursday, October 23, 2014

Nothing Between

"Between God and the soul there is no between."
                                                              St Julian of Norwich

The just-fallen scarlet leaf
has become 
a wing of fire
on the blurry nest of the pond;

ruffling the tangled solitude
of mirrored trees
that have been untying
 their rippling-ribbons of light,

all day, 
over the deep fins of loneliness
swishing through 
the shadows of things.

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