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~ MY EARTHLY TOPCOAT ~

~ MY EARTHLY TOPCOAT ~

Awaken the third eye
Man's vestigial light organ
And the universe will whisper her secrets...

Life does test the bravest
For there is true bravery
In growing old
And an innocence to the magic
Of generations passing
Seemingly
In the blink of God's eye,
The true privilege
Is in being alive itself
And recognizing
The horizon's point of view
Looped
In translucent circles
Connecting
The me and you
Of all existence
To the inert
As well as the volcanic
Where
The soul moves steadily forward
Creating worlds anew
With alien DNA
And leaves other worlds behind
No dates nor persons
No rituals or special standing
The spirit
Recognizing the brilliance
Of and in
The light
(that exists)
Between
All forms of life...

Oh, sweet spirit
Awaken,
For the universe is calling
( in its most enigmatic voice)
So,
I shall remove
My earthly topcoat
And place it,
Ever-so-gently,
Across its body,
Of ever-evolving,
Stars...

Tony Taylor

*From an earlier attempt at "Translucency"
~ final edit ~

 
 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

This is very cool, T!  I love the imagery you created to express the ever evolving world and the people....the hints at theories of our advancement over time, civilizations rising and falling, and all a process of learning and growing, drawing closer to the spirit of who we are and how we fit into this amazing mystery.  Such an original title too....This is a great representation of how you view yourself into the compelling process of physical and metaphysical life. Awesome job!  xo ;)  Love, hugs, n kisses xoxxx C

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John Prophet

The true privilege
Is in being alive itself.
So very true Tony. Very intelligent piece. 

JG

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Tony Taylor

I Love that line too JG!!....thanx so much for this dear poet brother!!..... Lots of Love to you and yours!!........T x

I Love that line too JG!!....... good eye!! (smiles)......Thanx SO much for this dear poet brother!!........ Hugs n Smiles!!........T xo 🐧✴❤

 

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Nigel Cresswell

I believe that she sings her truths and I believe that the universe blesses you for how you see her. This is so much how I feel about our beautiful, transient lives that it is definitely my favourite of your work so far. Really love this. Pinned mate, 
Nigel 

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Tony Taylor

WOW!! WOW!!...... what an awesome commentary my friend.....I mean, for me personally..... to have surmised that the universe herself "blesses me for how I see her..." is one of THE most humbling and inspiring comments I have EVER received..... perhaps THE BEST (for me) I have ever gotten...... Thank you, from my everything, for this NIGEL!!...... you have given me purpose..... you \have given me MORE than you could know!!.....I am your Ever-Friend and admirer..... the fact that you grasped the heart of my intention and found that you could relate so wholeheartedly affords me 'Reason over self-doubt' and purpose over floundering.......I Thank you and someday I will explain in greater detail!!......... Thank you again kind Sir!!....... Lots of Love!!........T xo ❤✴🐧✴❤✴

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Edward Williams

Oh wow really cool Tony I was looking at a documentary about the 7 root races of human and the first one supposedly had this third eye and the Egyptions knew about this and portraits there knowledge in that famous eye hyroglyph you know the one well this symbol is the same shape as this special part off the brain our so called third eye.
Great poem extremely enjoyable read
Ps that Egyptian eye symbol would make a great image lol.

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Tony Taylor

Hi EDWARD!!
VERY cool comment!!......I have done SO MUCH research and actual practice of & with the Third Eye!!...... The Egyptians certainly had it at the forefront of their religious and philosophical endeavor!!..... and it was a HUGE part oaf their SYMBOLOGY!!.......I have been practicing meditation that involves it as well!!.......Thanx so much for sharing that with me/ everyone..... stay groovy brother!!..... your friend and admirer!!........T xo 🐧✴❤

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Syd

This stanza is brilliant Tony

So,
I shall remove
My earthly topcoat
And place it,
Ever-so-gently,
Across its body,
Of ever-evolving,
Stars...

The words paint a vivid picture.

- Syd xo 

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Tony Taylor

YAY!!....Thanx SYD!!....I think that there general consensus here is that you are PRECISELY right!!...... Those final lines are mentioned in some way by most who commented or sent me private messages!!......Thanx again dear poet brother....... It is ALWAYS a pleasure to hear from you!!.... hugs-Smiles...... your cyber-friend and admirer!!........T xo 🐧✴❤

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Tony Taylor

Thank you so much DARKLY!!.......I am always looking forward to your kind words of acceptance...... it's interesting how Cosmo can provide such immediate gratification through the wonderful poets that comprise its totality!!........thanx again!!.......I am your friend and admirer!!........T xo 🐧✴❤

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Simon Bromley

I really can't fathom how you put such words together.  Truly gifted!

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