In the Soul’s Pasture

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in the soul’s pasture
three dappled horses grazing
on errant starfire
 
~~ 2 ~~
 
in the soul’s pasture
a signal from the horses
that smoke will follow
 
~~ 3 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
a rose of hope is blooming,
nourished by God’s grace.
 
~~ 4 ~~
 
in the soul’s pasture
a plant of boundless mercy—
food for hungry ones
 
~~ 5 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
the dismal and forsaken
find themselves again.
 
~~ 6 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
tiny, meandering streams
quench the pilgrim’s thirst.
 
~~ 7 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
bombs and bullets melt away—
plowshares take their place.
 
~~ 8 ~~
 
in the soul’s pasture
a spot where tumbleweeds thrive
threatening to spread
 
~~ 9 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
a ball of mud is lying
mid the sweet grasses.
 
~~ 10 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture,
although some locks are rusted,
others turn with ease.
 
~~ 11 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture
three pilgrims thrust and parry
with their wooden swords.
 
~~ 12 ~~
 
In the soul’s pasture,
somewhere near the edge of time,
pipers play a dirge.

 
© 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Posted on September 7, 2014, in 5-7-5, Sunday Scribblings 2, The Sunday Whirl and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. I love those dappled horses grazing on the star fire..until the dirge..i love everything about the soul’s pasture you gave us..dirge’s can be a bit well, dirge-y..but still much light!

  2. Yes..I’m a bear of Limited vocabulary xo

  3. These were spirit pasture food for sure…and drink too :)x

  4. Locks do turn easy in the right hands. It is the knack of belonging, of being in one’s own pasture.

  5. My soul’s pasture needs weeding.

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