Home of My Soul, Timeless Lake


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Home of My Soul, Timeless Lake

The candle in the moonlight reminds me of their eyes in the mist,

flickering ever so slightly as I breathe in

and out. The water shimmers, glimmers in the moonlight, ivory mist

in the sky, a dream just inviting me in.

Oh, the lily pads float, not a ripple to tickle the silence

as my boat moves through the water. Soulful music is this silence.


The air is a mirror of my mind…..clear as ‘Dear, Mother’ letters

made in my hand once a night.

My name consists of thirteen letters,

though it feels like not one can describe me any night.

So I sit in this here boat, eternally afloat in this lake devoid of time.

With my candle still a-flickering, hands never a-shaking, I float through these waters ‘till the end of my time.

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ginga commented on Home of My Soul, Timeless Lake


Jacob, A simply calm and elegant poem of the water and the serenity and natural world. You may enjoy my latest 2 posts in the same genre: "The Scent of Still Water" and "Secret Cottage." ty for your lovely words. ginga

blackfootlady commented on Home of My Soul, Timeless Lake


I had A difficult time Your Poem.Had to go back and read once more before I got the jist of it.I think it's because the print was too small.-Black

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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