èirigh na grèine / sunrise

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I walk towards infinity. how good to   

finally be one with all in me. to lie down,   

in cool rained grass. to seek no more. 

to lay my limbs among the roots 

of trees.  s t r e t c h i n g  o u t  the dusk 

filled sky. to bleed forth dreams, 

into the sap of man. let go, to breathe 

to die. death as journey, 

the withered path inside. returning. 

recognition, under towering oak.

connecting roots, that flow beyond coming spring, 

return us to the blood of life. the beating 

damp earths soothe.

we whisper memory into the wind, 

as overhead, crow flies free, 

awakening earths sunrise.

©Copyright Karen Bain 2017.All Rights Reserved.

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21 thoughts on “èirigh na grèine / sunrise

  1. Karen, this is solid writing, something you do very well:

    “to lay my limbs among the roots

    of trees. s t r e t c h i n g o u t the dusk

    filled sky. to bleed forth dreams,

    into the sap of man. let go, to breathe

    to die. death as journey,

    the withered path inside. returning. ”

    I enjoy seeing your work come through my feed. Peace to you.

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