A Deep Yearning

…walk…stop…pause…there is something happening beyond me…the wind whispers…a crow cries…a dog barks from afar…i remain quiet and still as I try to figure out that something…then I become aware that I cannot deal with this rationally so I search my heart and find myself in a place of deep yearning, hidden beneath layers of years…the workings of my soul…and i continue my walk, leaving footprints of memories…

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About Virgilio Gavia

Interests: poetry, photography, writing (prose and poetry), walking/hiking, reading (non-fiction and books of poetry) drinking coffee and herbal teas, camping, fishing, contemplating, solitude, silence, traveling, faded jeans, meaningful conversation, wabi-sabi, haiku, tanka, Jazz, Classical, oldies, all the books of Thomas Merton, Joseph Campbell, Thomas Moore, John O'Donohue, Mary Oliver, David Whyte, Mark Strand, ancient Chinese and Japanese poets, The Bible, spirituality, philosophy, psychology, sociology, history, humanities and the arts.
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