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Silent Retreat

The chatter
of silverware
is all that
breaks the silence
in this fast
of conversation
where there
is the tacit
that I don’t
to rush to
fill the void
with small
I can listen
to the small
in the nothingness,
the being
with my life
at rest--
the taking in
of a meadow
out the window
the gilding.

9 Mar 02

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