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This Week's Theme: Philosophy by the Numbers
November 11: Solitude Is Never Yours Alone
November 12: Sing of the Sweet Sunlight of the Soul
November 13: Silence at the Center of the Soul
November 14: The Ocean That We Live On Has No Shore
November 15: The Child Was Merely Accidental

The Child Was Merely Accidental

The child was merely accidental.
When she looked up, the sun turned towards her,
Each star found her face, space crawled up
Next to her, wrapped her in its many layers,
Touched each eye with a soft finger,
Yet her unease would not disappear.

Even in that radiance, it would not disappear,
In the sweet reluctance of a child's world,
Given the joy of strangeness, given
Her capacity for forgiveness, it remained
That she might not have been.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

Audio and Video Music: Elegy.
By Wayne Jones. Music free to use at YouTube.



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