The Pursed Lips That Pursue a Vagrant Thought

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The pursed lips that pursue a vagrant thought,
The twinkle that accompanies a smile --
Ripples in a stream by sunlight caught

Gleaming on your child's face unsought,
Bits of turbulence drowned boulders rile.
The pursed lips that pursue a vagrant thought,

The playful love of irony that's wrought
By centuries, millennia of style --
Ripples in a stream by sunlight caught

As generations flow through lifetimes fraught
With rocks and tree limbs, rippling all the while.
The pursed lips that pursue a vagrant thought,

Passed on and on through love, are not for naught,
But deeply bond the parent to the child,
Ripples in a stream by sunlight caught,

Dear reiterations dearly bought,
Yet calculated to one's heart beguile.
The pursed lips that pursue a vagrant thought --
Ripples in a stream by sunlight caught.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

Audio and Video Music: Frozen in Love.
By Aakash Gandhi. Music free to use at YouTube.



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