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The Process

Soul, you are the empty space
honored by the maker of lace,
you the holes that are always there,
and we the threads that frame the air.
You the gap, the empty, the naught,
and we the ones cutting away the cloth
to arrive at the nothing that links us all,
unweaving, unbraiding, elated, appalled.

The title I took from a Pattiann Rogers poem I read tonight by the same name. Her heroine was a little more successful with the whole letting go thing …

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