And I Am

photo: Diane Perazzo 2014
Image: Diane Perazzo, 2014

And I am.
Carbon and quartz and heavy matter,
Onyx and agate.
Always alone,
Stoically stone.

Once ground down and down
Into the glowing fire beyond the sound.
And then again out and around
the green and growing ground
Where I was found.

I am open and eternal,
I am closed and of this instant.
And I breathe,
Once every cycle,
Twice every heartbeat.

Into the ether,
Out into the bone.
Always alone,
Stoically stone.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s