Posts Tagged ‘heart’

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Let Me Settle Down

February 8, 2019

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Rock in Awe~ Photo by Patrice

Let me settle down
My anger now is very, very profound.

You took a life, meant nothing to you
Just something in your way
With a swipe, you took a life away
Didn’t miss a stride nor did your heart skip a beat
You went on like nothing bad marked your soul
Or was there blood on your saintly hands
You smiled, laughed, no trace upon your angelic face
Of the death someone has to face
A death you caused, you alone.

It may have been just a little creature
Living life in the space you called your own
You crushed the breath from that creature’s chest
You ground your shoe in the sand
Leaving no trace of a life
That may have been so grand.

Life is precious
Intertwined with all we see
Combined to grow, prosper alongside one another
Whether we walk, run, leap or crawl
You’re not alone nor can…

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Dear Sweet Spirit

October 26, 2018

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Dear sweet spirit take control
Guide my hand, my heart
And please my soul.
~ Patrice

Lilacs ~ Photo by Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2014

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Let Me Lift Up My Soul

August 7, 2018

Old Car ~ Photo by Patrice

Let me lift up my soul
My heart, my eyes
To the bright cerulean sky
Let no heart beat
Without a steady beat
No eye cry for a unbeknown
Love that’s died.

Let my feet walk, run
In rhythm with the flowing sun
Shade my head
With kindness, courtesy
Feel no dread
As my arms embrace
The living grace that surrounds
All living.

Seeking not
A world of anguish
But living
Living without knowing
Sadness, pity
There I’ll live
With the upmost dignity.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2018

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Hold The Precious Close

April 30, 2018

Rottie Pup and Fawn ~ Watercolour Illustration by PatriceHold the precious close
Make no mistake
The heart is needed
To cover all the hurts
That the silly head
Feels approach.
~ Patrice

 

© Patrice Clarkson – 2018

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Deep In Your Soul

March 30, 2018

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Hollyhock in Spring ~ photo by Patrice~ Photo by Patrice

Deep in your soul
Deep in your heart
A thought stirs
Reaching up.

Change the world
Change what you receive
Change what you’ve got.

No heart weeps alone
No mind holds just one thought
Seek the friend that you had
Be alright with the differences
You’ve got.

Miracles don’t just happen
Or are tragedies sought
Do the best you can
Cause your heart and soul
Are all you’ve got.
~ Patrice  

© Patrice Clarkson – 2014

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May

February 28, 2018

Whale's Tail Beach ~ Photo by Patrice

May
Your heart be full of joy
Your words convey pleasure
Your eyes see pure beauty
Your ears believe.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2018

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Poetry

January 12, 2018

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Chandelier Light ~ Photo by Patrice

Poetry
Taken from the pages
Of anarchy
Full in the hearts of subtlety
Showing no malice is
Poetry.

Poetry
Why have you come
To be my destiny?
Nothing matters but
The throes of the heart in
Poetry.

Poetry
Anger, passion, full
Of the vacant sound coming
From that original sin
Even then
Blessed is the heart
That changes history with
Poetry.

Poetry
No one can know what
Could have been
My heart, my love and
All life has been and now
Come be within
Poetry.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2014

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