Unseen (a Five-Pointed Star with Four Streaming Lights) by Darryl Price

What you see us doing is not
all we are being. Our kissing mouths
not singing but praying. Don’t worry. We
don’t believe in a god who hates
gay people or believes in slavery or

thinks of women as cattle. We only
play to hum into the ears of
the universe a new difference, a peace
offering. One that proposes a love supreme.
What we are actually doing is dancing

with everything. To dance is to mean
what you say, to feel what you
are as it connects from body to
body throughout time, even bodies of water,
even bodies of stars, even bodies of

dreamers dreaming in infinite space, even bodies
of texts. We do this on purpose.
You must know this. Because it is
done for you but not only you.
Because it is in harmony with the

ancient trees on the arms and legs
of mother earth sending and receiving the
wisdom to care. Because it is an
act that can be carried out at
any time from any place by anyone.

It is not a religion. It is
not a joke. It is not anything
but people. I like to think of
it as poetry but that’s just me.

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3 responses to “Unseen (a Five-Pointed Star with Four Streaming Lights) by Darryl Price

  1. Really like this piece so much, Darryl.

  2. Pingback: Week #21 – Unseen « 52|250 A Year of Flash

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