On Harmony

László Moholy-Nagy pinterest.com

László Moholy-Nagy pinterest.com

This life
begs for harmony
for two voices so in tune
they sing as if one
with love

Listen
how the long`saw
with its two handles sings
as you pull I push
trees fall

Consider
how your silhouette
fits perfectly against mine
forming the contour
of peace

Ponder
the wonder of grace
The sculptor of the world
shaped us to dance
as one

“But everything that touches you and me
takes us together, like the player’s bow
who out of two strings creates one melody.
   Upon which instrument are we then strung?
   Whose is the master-hand that holds the bow?” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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5 Responses to On Harmony

  1. Bev says:

    ;-) +++++

    Sent from my iPhone

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    Liked by 1 person

  2. deuxiemepeau says:

    Reblogged this on Deuxiemepeau- Picturing Poetry by D. B. Donnelly and commented:
    Sunday Sharing is here and, as this weary world needs a little peace and harmony, I’m starting with this beautiful poem from Peter Notehelfer ‘On Harmony’ from his site Gathering Stones Strung on Threads;

    Liked by 1 person

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