Poetry Wednesday

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Beyond What

We reach for destinies beyond
what we have come to know
and in the romantic hush
of promises
perceive each
the other’s life
as known mystery.
Shared. But inviolate.
No melting. No squeezing
into One.
We swing our eyes around
as well as side to side
to see the world.

To choose, renounce,
this, or that−
call it a council between equals
call it love.

Alice Walker


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6 Responses to Poetry Wednesday

  1. Nymeth says:

    I love that. Thank you for sharing, Vasilly!

  2. Marie says:

    very pretty! 🙂

  3. Michelle says:

    Love the picture. 🙂

  4. Vasilly says:

    Nymeth, Lu, Marie, and Michelle: I’m so glad you liked the poem!

  5. iliana says:

    That is lovely! I don’t think I’d ever read any poetry by Alice Walker.

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