9:02 PM, Friday
The coffee shop is unusually half-full
but I sense an intense unseen presence
of an infinite space so expansive
that is beyond words…
and then I look beyond the confines
of this coffee shop and
my mind, swerving into an existential mode,
bursts open…

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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16 Responses to Birth

  1. smallpebbles says:

    At any moment, revealing ItSelf….at 9:02 p.m.

  2. Michele Seminara says:

    Great ending to this poem Virgilio!

  3. Love the concrete imagery of your opening sentence.

  4. j.h. white says:

    The ineffable bathed in the familiar….each moment a portal in the body electric

  5. ur'damage says:

    gosh some of these comments are intense….mines going to be plain and simple … as always…

  6. Your words have such a visual painting to them.
    Which by the way I love reading your work.:)

    Awesome! piece man…:)

  7. maskednative says:

    …..bursts open… this. The elusive moment bursting in wherever we are. Wonderful Virgilio.

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