Chris Campbell

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Chris Campbell Poems

1. Foggy Memory 2/20/2010
2. The Expanding Light 2/20/2010
3. Vesica Piscis 2/20/2010
4. The Transverberation Of Saint Theresa 2/20/2010
Best Poem of Chris Campbell

The Transverberation Of Saint Theresa

Barefoot on a balcony she sang
I am!
And the amber meadows sang
I Am!
And the purple mountains sang
I AM!
And the sky (as if waking from an etherized dream) sang
I AM YOU TOO!
Baptized in Infinite Singularity,
Now she knew.

But tell me, Saint Theresa,
When it’s time to wash the sheets,
When ecstasy turns to laundry,
And your “Now” is just another spin cycle,
Do you still hear the singing sky?

There are times, Mr Prufrock,
When ragged claws scuttle me (gasping) to the seabed.
There, in the lullaby of the seaweed ...

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