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Monday, 25 July 2016

Far North: Susan Ioannou

Far north
when blue curves closer
as if to cup the earth

between outcrop
and pines' needled spaces
mind can almost touch a Presence

until past dusk
the darkness crystallizes
-- one after one such stars!

A sprinkle, scatterings, mulltitudes
layering thicker and thicker
than any imagined vision

glittering from immensities of black,
beyond and beyond
and beyond

-- how can a single Spirit
watch over it all?

Susan Ioannou

from Looking for Light
Hidden Brook Press, 2016

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On 2016-07-25, at 8:17 PM, Richard M. Grove wrote:

hi guys

i have been away from my computer for a few days – visiting my mom – 88.

so glad that far north is being published again.

all the best


i am working on my book. just edited this poem for back cover –
Kayaking on the Ripples of Indian Summer

leaves chatter against gentle shoreline-lapping
sun warms bare legs after cold paddle-dripping sparks zing
breeze carries me      a lullaby 
after restorative invigorating strokes into fall’s black bay
yin and yang balance restored    
                          soul sings


angelee said...

beautiful poems best wishes angelee (India)

ayaz daryl nielsen said...

well done, Susan
and, thank you, Chris. . .