"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
Eckhart Tolle

Thursday, August 5, 2010

`it is mine` poets united #9 sanctuary

I seek refuge in my sanctuary
It is an unusual place I hide
to articulate my thoughts
I start with introduction from scarlet
sentences upon white paper
At times I blunder and taunt myself
But I moderate with separation
as if floating down a creek
on a summer day watching marsupials
hanging about in the trees
Then something inside me limbers up
a sample has been written
it is somber and I become intrepid
I am not transparent I have found my


  1. :-) Love love love this.

    Our sanctuaries have similarities, my love!

    My Thursday Think Tank Poem.

  2. Oh this is quite wonderful. I LOVE the image of you floating down the river watching marsupials hanging about in the trees.....so cool. I like the limberingup and the finding ofyour sanctuary. Good work.

  3. very sweet! I like it and I never even thought to add my writing as part of my sanctuary when I wrote mine for this. Well done. :)

  4. A very wonderful poem! Great take on the prompt!


  5. very beautifully said.
    writing, walking down a creek,
    these are amazing ways to escape.

  6. Your sanctuary sounds so welcoming. The
    one on one with nature. Lyrical poem.

  7. Pamela,
    Lovely to meet you and your words.
    I have found sanctuary many times, when alone with my own words, or those of a favourite writer.

    Best wishes,

  8. Pamela, I love the idea of floating down a creek watching marsupials! Brilliantly done!

  9. Thanks everyone for all your nice comments
    now it is time for me to go visiting everyone over at poets united!

  10. I love the idea and flow...
    A sanctuary in motion...

  11. Always love your words! Wonderful take on the prompt! :-)