“But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.”
~ Vincent van Gogh

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Seeking Magick

Wanting, he said, to learn,
he kept talking and talking and talking
of what he had read and done.

‘To keep silent,’ one of us murmured.
He gave no sign of hearing the words,
let alone recognising the quote.

A nearby crow cawed repeatedly, loud.
‘Perhaps we need to tune in,’ I suggested,
closing my eyes. He kept on talking.

2 comments:

  1. A good one, Rosemary, a sketch of someone with absolutely no inner life but obviously a lot to share!

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    1. Perhaps I was a bit unkind. The person was young, and starved for conversation with the like-minded. But I couldn't help noticing....

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