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0013 And, Friend...

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and if you wonder, friend, why I begin
a poem thus – you are to understand
that it’s as if
we have been close friends all our life,
friends, as Kabir defined a friend
as if no-one ever tried to speak of friend before –
friends, who share the silences between their words
as much as sharing their most inward thoughts;

so, our conversation’s just as much

a continuation of our friendship,
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Scarlett Treat 15 November 2006

Sharing the silence between words - I don't think there could be a more perfect description of friendship. Thank you, Michael, not just for the whole poem, but for this one phrase.

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Raymond Wright 13 November 2006

A wonderful poem! ~Ray

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