Unknowing

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“Unknowing” photo by Steven Federle

“The most excellent way of contemplation is to ascend by unknowing…as Moses was led into darkness.” Thomas Merton

Dry October hills.
Life fulfilled
and dying.

See how the ridge
cuts the sunset,
draws a thin edge
of blood.

In the valley of man
red lights throb.
Leaves fall,
unknowing.

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(10/1/2012)

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