Mortaljive: The Rest is Silence

There is no still point in all the Universe, and that is the rock upon which I stand

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Beyond the Rooftops

Singular expression of a Universal light
contemplate the moment, let it burn tonight
Mithras, Jesus, Dionysus, Tammuz:
days will lengthen no matter who you choose

shall we pause at the turning point
where matter equals space
shall we pause, just for that moment
then resume without a trace?

clinging to a secret past lets out a silent sigh
surfeit of deepest sorrow when the ancient gods all die
next: know we are the dancers, radiant beyond the sun
we are electric matter, we are all and we are none

so chase a tiger by the tail, run into the night
drink in the draught of yuletide ale--I think you better might
goddesses and starry myths illuminate the sky
you can witness wonder and dance beyond the why



At 8:10 PM, Anonymous Steve Zook said...

very cool frank...diana and I was just sitting in my office relaxing and she read this poem....we both love it.....great seeing you guys today...........steve & diana

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