Requiem II (with recording)

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Requiem II

To say what becomes: this word
bends in the wind of our

breath. Is this too simple to
say? Our bodies gather yet retain

nothing. Numbers, phrases, the way
the ocean rolls. Once I saw
a whale at dusk. Or rather I saw its

tail part the water and disappear
into darkness, an answer too complex
and sweet for tongues to comprehend.

But waves seldom explain. Imagine
something nearby but beyond reach.

Think of clouds and shrines, consider light.

 

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“Bittersweet” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

2 thoughts on “Requiem II (with recording)

  1. Indeed waves seldom explain themselves – often don’t even SHOW themselves, washing over us, transforming us unacknowledged, unchallenged, unappreciated. Some I’d choose to avoid (if given such an option along with advance notice) but I would never embrace stagnating in zero waves. Great recording!

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