Forever Changed

Forever Changed

Those three last gasps…
and then a wordless moment
so quiet…so quiet…
it seems to be forever.
A bird flew away…
never to come back.
And in that profound expression of one
of the complex mysteries of existence,
I am forever changed.

(took this shot at St. James Cemetery, 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 Forever Changed

  1. SirenaTales says:

    Your work reflects a deeply sensitive, wise soul. Thank you for all of these writings–so achingly beautiful, and poignant. I admire your grace.

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