Brian Mattern

Rookie (1988)

Brian Mattern
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  • Jennifer Chalk (2/13/2012 2:42:00 PM)

    The new masterpieces - wonderful - thoughtful, thought provoking and real! !

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Here's One For The Road (Ode To Ram Dass)

Astral experience,
starts with
total ambivalence.

Uncertainty, like history,
it's a rising flood, engulfing me.

This ego of mine surely won't last.
As it struggles for air,
'I' let it drown in the past.

The tide pulls back,
and a wind pulls me in.
The shore I am sure,
is a place to begin.

Naked as light,
a smile is born.
It chases the face,
of a child, to adorn.

Inner peace, in a beautiful world.
Tragedies cease, as flowers unfurl.

So, please drink from the fountain,
you seem parched and uncouth.
But ...

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