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spiral magnetic

Like seeds breathing a path
through stone,
wind wanders between wild
and free.

Ask the air to grow rooted
and nights will no longer flower
with moon spirit.

Listen as secrets follow seasons–
dark cold light bright–
withering into deep green
beneath ancient rain.

I started with the word “free” and the Magnetic Oracle took it from there.  For dVerse Quadrille #40.


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33 responses to “Spiral”

  1. Frank Hubeny says :

    I like the second stanza about the consequences of rooting the air.

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  2. Janice says :

    You and the oracle outdid yourselves with this one. I love your opening: ”
    Like seeds breathing a path
through stone”

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  3. Björn Rudberg (brudberg) says :

    I love that you added the constraint of magnetic poetry… you found the right ones for a great poem

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  4. Lynz Real Cooking says :

    So meaningful! Love this

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  5. whimsygizmo says :

    “Like seeds breathing a path
    through stone” literally takes my breath away.

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  6. Evelyn Flint says :

    Love the art and the poetry….

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  7. Claudia McGill says :

    The image looks like a happy earth to me.

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  8. merrildsmith says :

    Wow–the Oracle really gave you a good one–breathing seeds, rooted air, and “secrets following seasons” (I love that!). The image is perfect. It makes me think of the earth cradled and cradling.

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  9. Arcadia Maria says :

    I really enjoyed this piece and the serenity of your words.

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  10. Night Unlatched says :

    Wow, this is good–loved it!

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Suzanne says :

    Yes the nights have been flowering with moon spirits a lot lately and that ancient rain is certainly withering to deep green in this part of the world. – such a profound oracle. 🙂

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  12. Jodi says :

    I could look at that painting for hours – so mesmerizing – and then I contemplate on your words….

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  13. loshame says :

    I like your post 😊.


  14. davekingsbury says :

    A very organic feel to both of these – dense and luxuriant!

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Jill Kuhn says :

    Wow! Amazing verse and your print is gorgeous!! I purchased some of the circular parchment papers that I can’t wait to experiment with! 😊

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