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When we learn new behaviors and break through to higher levels of consciousness and love, we can fulfill the deeper spiritual hunger within.
This is the blood's wild tree that grows the intricate and folded rose
Wisdom can see the red, the rose, the stained and sculptured curve of grey, the charcoal scars of fire, and see around that living tower of tree the hermit tatters of old bark split down and strip to end the season; and can be quiet and not look for reasons past the edge of reason.
Some things — birds like walking fables — ought to inhabit nowhere but the reverence of the heart.
I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them.
Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.
Now that I know that each star has its path, each bird is finally feathered and grown in the unbroken shell, each tree in the seed, each song in the life laid down - is the night sky any less strange; should my glance less follow the flight; should the pen shake less in my hand.
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The urge to write poetry is like having an itch. When the itch becomes annoying enough, you scratch it.
Robert Penn Warren
May 31, 1915
June 25, 2000
Judith Arundell Wright was an Australian poet, environmentalist and campaigner for Aboriginal land rights.
The Coral Battleground (1977)
A Human Pattern: Selected Poems (1978)
Half a lifetime (1999)
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