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on my knees in my watery confessional,
arms outstretched, releasing shame and guilt
to the impassive judgment of the earth and sky,
my head flung back, the silver ribbons of my heavy hair
encircling my face, a pagan’s aureole –
now legs unlocked, my breasts abandoned
to the warm caressing waves,
i welcome into my embrace the green god of immortality,
to suck from him with greedy flesh that life-sustaining grace
that propels my quest for wholeness,
that binds my shriven soul to only those most elemental needs:
humility,
generosity of heart,
open-mindedness,
compassion.
but yet i crave one bauble
with which to gaudily adorn my inner life:
the luxury of surrender to those
wild overwashing greenspring
tides of love.

© 2013 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved

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The renewal of the spirit.

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renewal, spirit, love, nature, forgiveness, absolution, character, poem, poetry, free verse, paganism, dewinter, rcdewinter, rc dewinter

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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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Comments

  • Reynaldo
    Reynaldo8 months ago

    love your writings… such passion and creativity that spurs the imagination bravo my dear bravo

  • Many thanks, my friend.

    – RC deWinter

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsy8 months ago

  • Thanks, much appreciated.

    – RC deWinter

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