• Insight


    Like exquisite Sanskrit written in the snow
    But what the wind wrote I did not know

    Still there seemed to be an accusation
    That I was ignorant through hesitation

    Rather than being incapable of knowing
    What was written by the cold winds blowing

    The wind whispered words most impenetrable
    In a language that I found quite unintelligible

    And so I stood day in and day out
    Listening to the winds whispery shout

    Trying with my head cocked just right
    To find the key to what was within my sight

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    klassik commented on Puzzle


    very gentle piece very nice write! winter can come now so i can experience this poem again

    soulwriter commented on Puzzle


    I am a mid west boy now living on the east coast, so the memories that poured forth while reading this is quite valuable - thank you for your vivid images. Write ON!

    SEVEN commented on Puzzle


    I feel this piece......sometime life itself puzzles me...The blowin of the wind, whispering in the ears giving u knowledgeable words....good write....Kudo points for you.

    laydbak1 commented on Puzzle


    Those snow etchings.... There was a gathering earlier... Blackbirds arguing over which way was south... It was a confusing moment... And, they left... Pointed straight Into... the same wind you your ears peered into... well done...

    frog commented on Puzzle


    I like the mystery and the flow of the poem. I also enjoyed the imagery of the 'head cocked'-especially at the end where it really grabs the reader's interest. This imagery really summarizes the peice nicely.

    Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

    Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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