So Long Ago

Have you ever listened so hard
so long
so silently
that you heard someone’s soul?

Have you even once looked so deeply
so closely
so unblinkingly
that you saw a spirit whole?

Or have you touched anyone at all
so gently
so thoroughly
that you gladly gave up control?

I know a man who did all three
with curiosity
with whole-heartedness
shining the light of his own eyes
into a frozen heart and mind
melting with the cold into One.


About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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2 Responses to So Long Ago

  1. Noora says:

    Your work never ceases to touch me, Jane! Love & light.

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