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Great Warmth of a Curious Heart

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Lurking in the natural world
there are sentences, still unspoken
always waiting to be written
frozen in time
waiting for the great warmth 
of a curious heart

Haunting at the edges of the living world
are spirits of the unspoken connectivity in people
dead and alive, the as-yet unborn
caught between planes
waiting for the flashlight beam
of a curious heart

There is an untapped seem of precious understanding
running through the foundation of all things
reverberating in the soulful moments
ringing just loud enough
to be heard by the ears 
of a curious heart

Melt me
shine upon me
hear me
with your curious heart…


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Alison Mary Dunn

Mon 24th Dec 2012 12:06

I love this so much Thom. So on behalf of the 'spirits of the unspoken' I give thanks to your curious heart.



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Tue 4th Dec 2012 16:48

Beautiful Thom just beautiful.I'd agree with Anthony that this could well reflect the creative urge - but also the mutual understanding you sometimes get when you find someone on the same wave length. That not having to explain.

For some reason I thought of the nature of the Holy Grail when I read this - and that perhaps many of us were still waiting to find that level of unconscious understanding. I think it was the supplication at the end that made me think along those lines.

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Anthony Emmerson

Tue 4th Dec 2012 13:40

I love the sentiment behind this Thom. A curious heart is a beautifully romantic way of describing the creative urge. These particular lines struck me as being deeply moving:

"there are sentences, still unspoken
always waiting to be written
frozen in time
waiting for the great warmth of a curious heart"

I feel that's a very fitting metaphor for a poet too - a warm and curious heart. Lovely.


tony sheridan

Tue 4th Dec 2012 12:42

Love this! Take care, Tony.

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Tue 4th Dec 2012 11:11


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