Solitude


 

When no one else is listening

Let us all make holes in our fortress of solitude,

so that we can hear each others think

Let us build bridges in between the spaces

so we can learn to speak in the code of silence

When all the voices are pleading to get in

Let us all run to the edges and seal all the openings

When the lies are ready to spill

Let us all build a wall

so we can shut out the pain

Let us cover our eyes with pride

so we never have to meet at the kitchen table

 

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With your heart you can love... With depth, you can feel... With soul, you can survive... Harnessing the whispers of words. A dreamer. Movie junkie. Music aficionado.

Posted on April 6, 2016, in Poetic Justice and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. So glad to be reading your deep expressions again. You’re awesome

  2. On solitude:

    Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music. Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping. For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. And stand together, yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow.

    The Prophet, Khalil Gibraun

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