gràdh agus beatha / Amor et Vita

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W h e r e  has  our love gone
have  time and  p a i n  washed
love  a w a y
has our  f o c u s
s h i f t e d  feelings
left behind along the way..
Has  p a i n  blocked
out the sunlight
the path that leads to
and from  m y  door
has warmth left  y o u r  chambered heart forever
Is love  l y i n g  dying
b a t t e r e d  on  a  b l e e d i n g floor..
Is it  h i d i n g  from
what  l i e s  waiting
all that causes it f e a r
and  p a i n..
Is it hanging on to something
d e a d  n o w..
something  r e m e m b e r e d
something  blamed..
Have  f i s t s and  a n g e r  distorted my vision
of who i a m  and how i  f e e l
has the sunlight turned
to D a r k n e s s
my  e c h o e  of  p a i n  all
that is  R e a l …

tha mi airson faighinn a-mach

 
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tail / matter

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You Matter. we all matter. we are mutually connected interconnected prescient even if you have no one in the present moment. you matter. i’ve been there alone. loved. unloved. tried to live. tried to die. de-fragmented been born again learned how to fly again to reassemble the shattered pieces of who i ever was or could have been again. rearranged. lived on in pain. even in my lesser moments dared to be. i am connected. introspectively reordered never whole but I am matter in this time. this space. this infinite present. let us live amidst the wonder of our dreams step on into our future selves and Never let go of the life rope we created. hold on. hold on to you. and climb. climb on into the Blue…

 

©Karen Bain 2017.All Rights Reserved.

Dùileach / Elemental

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Death lives encircling from womb
unto the tomb.
i can hear it in the call of the Raven,
in it’s uncomplicated instinct.
man hides within his degenerative fear,
amidst his pretence of Reality.
death is only nature Reborn
returning to the soil. nourishing all.
there is life after death.
our planet rejoices
accepting new life
in the coming dawn,
when we are gone.
footprints on the sand washing away.
unseen.
we are as if a Dream.
All things return in elemental
increments…

 

 

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Ath-òrdaich / Reorder

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Mixed

episodes

Disintegrate

mood

(re)order

Reality

in waves

of

Pain

filled

(hurt)

inside

Relative

order..

becoming

Disorder..

fragmenting

shapes

Echoing

(distorted)

thoughts

screaming

vocal

sounds..

Blasting

(hollow)

empty

(feelings)

through

our

Once

beautiful

Days..

 

©Karen Bain 2016.All Rights Reserved.

 

Co-chothrom / Balance

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I remember him..

small years

specks of dust in immortality

a lifetime in oblivion..

Strong gaze

clear thinking

direct-ly soft at the core

patiently towering

lost in the wilderness

trying to collect and hold

Hold on..

to you

to me

to himself..

Discover who he was

between the blows

the bitter stench of alcohols

uncaring love struck Kiss..

Tender-sweet to the taste

in our hidden moments..

Poetically lyrical in thought

out of step with time

we fitted into each other

through each other..

Without I drift on the current

trying to find some balance..

Tidal waves inside surging into

darkest midnight

adrift in howling storms

Lost inside the darkness within

the waves

searching for the light

that in that moment past

shone only once forever

inside deepest pools

of loves

midnight blue..

lost to oblivion

Reflecting on into the Darkness…

©Karen Bain 2016.All Rights Reserved.