. . . . . . . did you know that i sit next to you now in the tiniest house of time?

like a river

i yearn for
the touch
of your river
flowing toward me…

as the river settles
to the ocean
i am the mix

of me, your warrior
of you, my wave…

© r.e.l. 3/23/11

inspired by the Bhagavad Gita and the Osa peninsula of Costa Rica

posted for Thursday Poets Rally week 40 on Promising Poets

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37 responses

  1. beautiful touch of something flowing…

    March 24, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    • definitely

      March 25, 2011 at 6:45 am

  2. magical word painting..
    Thanks for sharing.

    March 27, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    • thanks, jingle… i have a magical yoga surfing retreat in costa rica…; )

      March 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm

  3. belladonna23

    i love the feel of this poem’s rhythm… very fitting to the tone.

    March 27, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    • thanks, me too ;)

      March 28, 2011 at 8:04 am

  4. Mihir Vatsa

    Oye! Its brilliant! The ending is so heavy!!! :)

    March 28, 2011 at 4:53 am

    • an ending with many meanings ;)

      March 28, 2011 at 8:04 am

  5. love the flow :)

    March 28, 2011 at 7:42 am

    • flowing like a river ;)

      March 28, 2011 at 8:04 am

  6. like lovers, the ocean and the river, and us at the intersection :) inspiring..

    Here’s My Poem For Poets Rally

    March 28, 2011 at 10:52 am

    • exactly….

      March 28, 2011 at 2:04 pm

  7. I was caught up in the imagery and emotion.

    Well done!

    JP

    http://tasithoughts.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/when-will-i-know/

    March 28, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    • awesome… that’s what i’m aiming for ;)

      March 28, 2011 at 2:07 pm

  8. KRM

    Beautiful imagery.

    March 28, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    • glad you felt it…

      March 28, 2011 at 5:24 pm

  9. yeah! I get that one, an endless state of yearning :(

    Enjoy the rally!

    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/

    March 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    • actually, for me, this poem is not about painful yearning… but of an ever-flowing state that you can always tap into. ;)

      March 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm

  10. Oh my, this is absolutely fascinating, Robin. I’m quite mesmerised. Energy just pours out of this verse. Thanks for sharing.

    March 28, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    • thanks, yelena.. you are sweet. i was definitely in a perfect zone to let the words flow….

      March 28, 2011 at 5:32 pm

  11. Beautiful words! So liberating- intensively spiritual..

    Hugs xx

    March 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    • liberating for me too :)

      March 28, 2011 at 7:54 pm

  12. beautiful…

    March 29, 2011 at 7:24 am

    • thanks much, as usual ;)

      March 29, 2011 at 8:42 am

  13. Weird i found that very errotic. it could just be my mood. beautiful, thank you

    March 29, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    • it could be read that way too ;)

      March 29, 2011 at 2:49 pm

  14. Emily Jane

    I love this. Short and vivid. You captured emotion in very few words.

    March 30, 2011 at 9:38 am

    • thanks… yes, i meditate on it for awhile until just the most important words arise ;)

      March 30, 2011 at 2:45 pm

  15. blackglassmoon

    beautiful in its simplicity. thank you.

    March 31, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    • rivers are a simple thing. thanks for your comment ;)

      March 31, 2011 at 8:47 pm

  16. http://lunawitch15.wordpress.com/poetry-month-clambake-lets-have-some-fun/

    see you soon?

    Luna

    April 1, 2011 at 6:53 am

    • definitely
      it would be perfect if you reminded me…. i live in a different kind of timezone ;)

      April 1, 2011 at 6:58 pm

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  18. Classic NYer

    That’s gorgeous. And *sexy*.

    August 23, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    • nice interpretation… :)

      August 23, 2012 at 7:58 pm

  19. Sounds romantic and I can feel the tide of emotion!

    August 23, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    • awesome :)

      August 23, 2012 at 7:59 pm

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