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Tag Archives: humanity
beginning buried in blackness,
bit by bit, bright beams breach the barrier,
thoughtfully shining thread-like through the silence.
inside, in the center, something stirs. Continue reading
gunshots break great ragged holes in the foggy dew, prayers and protests rise from precious snow, the blood of men mingling with the blood of the land, echoes in their descendants lament lost cities – cry, the beloved country, for … Continue reading
What joy can be found
With sorrow close by its side
These two hold hands Continue reading
A hundred raindrops falling on the just and the unjust A hundred fingers tapping thoughtfully at window panes A hundred miles walked to a holy place A hundred voices speaking softly from the heart A hundred kisses blossoming briefly, never … Continue reading
faded memories particles clinging for a time forming meaning in words and shapes bullet points or diagrams a beautiful mess barely readable – yet maybe worth the understanding a landscape left or a portrait fit for the Louvre or the … Continue reading
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