Friday, January 22, 2010

Quest and Vision

Sounds, gestures, in word and song
The heart to be known does ever long
What words to say, what melody to sing
What is it that wills each word I bring
'Tis this life's purpose to be heard
Quest and vision cast in many a word
Paint, color, line and form expressed
The call of the Muse with brush caressed
Understand SELF, THE WAY, I to define
The Creator's Call within this soul mine.

Rose Marie Raccioppi

Parnassus or Apollo and the Muses, c. 1640, Simon Vouet, French Baroque Era Painter, 1590-1649.
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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
~Robert Frost~
and so the echoes of heart, soul, and quest, be heard...
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  1. Lovely writing, Rose Marie.
    I wish you a wonderful New Year full of much joy and many blessings!


  2. Hi RoseMarie-

    Your words inspire and challenge too - for me to search for my purpose in all that I do, say and bestow. Today I may ave angered in error - of course it was in error as anger is always in err- I told her she has excluded people who love her - she loudly protested - I insisted - I felt so sad - I cried after - she did reach out - and now I don't understand my own error. Your words gave challenge to my action.

    Love ailpece.....

  3. I think that your talent not only lies in your words, but also in your ability to pick an image that goes with them.

  4. Margie, So Good to see you back. You and yours are wished love, peace, abundance, health and joy for all the days of the New Year.

  5. Gail, So often our days are trial - error - correction - and so we learn and learn and learn. The reward - Glory in the knowing that comes. Much love to you dear Gail.

  6. Otin, Thanks - the search is not always instantaneous - but ever worth the pursuit. I really do appreciate your noticing. SMILE `♥´.