Everything And Nothing - A Poem

Near Santa Fe, NM
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Everything And Nothing

 This is a poem I wrote in 1982.  I was on a local TV show with some other poets and I read this poem.   Cable TV was new and looking to fill air time.

 

Everything  And Nothing

 

I can touch the heart of a Leopard

I am the death of an Elm

I can take the breath of a Kitten

I am a Mother’s touch

I am laughter and moonlight

I am everything and nothing

I have always been, and never was

In my absence, all things wilt

In my presence, life and love and tomorrow

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Fay Paxton 5 years ago

Amen!


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GNelson 5 years ago from Florida Author

Thanks Eiddwen, They were written by a much younger man.


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Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

Great words and thanks for sharing

Take care

Eiddwen

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