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spacer.gif   Josephine Lipuma
Posted by : cj on Friday, December 03, 2004 - 09:06 AM
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BABY YOUR HEAD IS SPINNING 

Baby your head is spinning you say
I say stop and think of what you miss
when your brain becomes like an eggbeater
when your soul becomes a filter
and you will
retreat into silence
you are soft rain tears
Baby your head is spinning
your involved in matters beyond
where the heart can reach
no matter how fast your head is spinning
the axis point is heaven
Baby your head is spinning
but maybe it will stop
when you breathe paradise
the axis point is your soul
resting in the arms of your beloved
as the angels sing her name
she is nightengales sighing
as the your scent surrounds her
as your touch stops the spinning
as you reach out
the axis point becomes nirvana




FLAKES OF TIME

I felt a flake of time
graze my shoulder blade
I heard a flake of time
sing my name
I see a flake of time
Frozen between rising orange- red clouded dust dreams
They surround me as time moved away
Particles of nothingness
Understanding liberation
Understanding loss
my loss
maybe your loss
I can not shape it or mold it
It stopped me as time moved away
as you moved away
But really you were never with me
Only in dreams which pointed to the heart
A particle which blazed slowly
A particle which burned a hole in my resolve
A particle which was attached to heaven
beyond earthly delights
beyond human desires
beyond hell
beyond my reach
a fox without any grapes
what is a women to do?
I saw a flake of time in the dust of my dreams
It moved time forward to the present
burying the past --
in the dust of your dreams
The golden box is open-but I only know what is in it: I guess you will have to ask me in your dreams as you sit on lucid clouds as I come down to earth.

 
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