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To Speak from the Heart

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To Speak from the Heart

Post  mikeschultz on Thu Feb 16 2012, 16:36

How may a voice be any more natural
Than when speaking from the heart
Words spoken simply and without pretext,
Promises recorded, written on the air,
As fading echoes of the press of pen on paper,
And of cooling wax sealing our oaths.
A missive composed as a communication
Must have an audience of at least one.

To whom do the murmuring oceans speak
If not to one born to hear their calling?
Gale force winds rip wave tops to shreds
Or lay to the sheen of a slick calm sea –
Extremes that bookend a violent calm and
A natural need to speak from the heart.


Michael Schultz © February 16, 2012 (1726)
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Re: To Speak from the Heart

Post  Lucie on Fri Feb 17 2012, 01:58

I love the thought here. and The line:
"As fading echos of the press of pen on paper,"
enjoying your writing... thanks for sharing... red star
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Re: To Speak from the Heart

Post  mikeschultz on Fri Feb 17 2012, 06:38

You are most welcome. It is my distinct pleasure to share my work with you. Thank you for reading, and thanks for the kind comments. Thanks again. Mike
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