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Liquid Heart

Beneath an Audience of Stars and the Rest of It

Rehearsal for Something Better

Startrail to the Absolute

Broken and Glorious Life

What to Pack For Your Departure

Rhapsody of the Realms

Irrepressible Flame

Vanishing in the Blazing Night

Moon With Her Sail Full of Myths

Beside the Still Fallen Sky

On the Trail Between Orchids and the Otherworld

Earth Cry

Some Things Beyond Dimension

Explorer in the Undivided

One Spark is a Galaxy

Unforgiven Rapture

Collective Dream

Now That You Are Infinite

Transcendence of Fury

What Little I Know

One With the Never-ending

Earthbound Supernova

The Majesty of Destruction

In the Infinite Now

Why We Love Dogs (A Little Something in Celebration of National Dog Day)

Postcards from Eons Past (Images from the James Webb Space Telescope)

Sanctuary of Flame

Microcosm

Glistening in the Dark

Walnut

Words Like Smoke and Sand

The First Iris

The Totality of You

Winter Meditation

The Language of Wonder

Storms of Jupiter

Digital Chains

Plunging to Heaven

On the Shores of Cepheus

Why We Love Dogs (A micropoem)

Ascension in Gold

Crucible of Light

In the Last Green Hours

The Angels of Hawksbill Mountain

Beyond the Gates of Orion

Sanctuary Within

The Sacred Opulence of Abundant Joy

Sitting With Stars

Light of the Tempest

Nucleus

Follow the Birdsong

Celestial Rite

One More Moon Beside Me

Legacy of Ash

Born in a Field of Light

Resurrection in Albemarle County

Dialogue With Silence

Moving Past the Dream

Deadly and Merciful Blue

Sky Full of Legends

On the Border of Earth and Being

Who You Really Are

Council of Stars

Scattered As One

Unfinished Bridge To the Infinite

Scenes from Within

Moon of Secrets

Memories of the Kingdom

In the Church of Ordinary Miracles

Finding Religion in Sperryville

Theater of Shadow and Light

Sapphire Birth

Web of Infinity

Voices from a Choir of Stars

Traveler in the Unseen

Into the Silence

A Soft Ascent

Through a Sacred Forest

Innocent Questions

On the Bridge After a Storm

The Sound of Creation

Your Song in the Ivy

Universe Within

New Empire

Another Afterlife

Where the Wind Lives

Another Kind of Prayer

Indigo Fire

Last Inch of Flame

 

In the Infinite Now



The night is glossy
living encased in
black-marble
silence.

The night is a
stone cutter
chiseling gloom
into strange
light.

The night is a
voyage we take
into otherness
with our feet
upon the
mortal land.

The night is
drunk on itself
and it lives,
enshrined,
in a vast and
miniscule
Now.

It venerates lovers
who decree:

I will love
who I love
through all
my dream-lives,

through the
angelic sorrow
attached to me
like the jelled,
summer air,

through the
lifespan of the
glacial moon,

through heartbeats
so fast they
could be
humming ghosts,
high frequency
and untamed,

and finally
beyond some
abandoned grief,
almost shining
like a
frosted rose.

In this splinter
of no-time,
in the
soft-burning
eyes of God,
there are no
insignificant
beings,

just this singular
everything,
just this
unutterable love

like a fever of stars:
countless spirits,
one Light.


Patricia Joan Jones





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