In a Moment of Calm Reflection

Light Falls Gently

In a moment of calm reflection
and utter muteness,
light fell gently
on the broken spaces
of my heart wet with
the innocence of the rain
and there I found beauty, truth and rest.
And I got misty-eyed
as I slowly walked away
along with the lonely and weary whispering voice
of the winter wind.
The pigeons were silent.

(*i took this shot while walking along Lawrence Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario)

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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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2 Responses to In a Moment of Calm Reflection

  1. Beautiful poem Virgilio, I think you should give us more!

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