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In Repose

Updated on May 31, 2012
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In Repose

By Tony DeLorger © 2012


Nature in repose is the sweetest silence,

filled with the nectar of life,

the divine possibilities of change,

and the perfection of balance in execution.


How gentle the sway of life's pulsing core,

its vibrations radiating outwardly,

like a vast and sustaining heart,

keeping time with each and every moment.


In the gentle silence of contemplation we find peace,

the lilting song of reality soothing to our ears,

without the relentless thoughts of confusion,

given flight by an overzealous will.


In repose we find connection,

a complex yet simple knowing that we are life,

each cell companion to all cells,

and in life a small but integral part of a whole.


How lost we can become in life's furious waves,

the struggle and survival of being,

and the internal war we wage with ourselves,

to be better, wealthier, more powerful.


When all we need is to be.


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      Tony DeLorger 4 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Much appreciated TToombs08. Thanks for dropping by.

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      Tony DeLorger 4 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks cat on a soapbox, I'm so glad you do.

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      Tony DeLorger 4 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks again Rahul, you comments are very much appreciated. Take care.

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      Terrye Toombs 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Nicely done, Tony! In a hectic world, words of wisdom. :) Voting up and more.

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      Catherine Tally 4 years ago from Los Angeles

      Bravo, Tony! How right you are. We trip ourselves up time after time trying to frantically control everything when we really need to relax and observe our surroundings. I so enjoy your writing!

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      Jessee R 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      I am lost in the furious yet beautiful ways of your verse!

      Brilliant poetry!

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      Tony DeLorger 4 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Much appreciated a-mgillett. Do read some more. Thanks for dropping by.

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      a-mgillett 4 years ago from Oklahoma

      Very skillful writing, quite impressive!

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