Friday, March 2, 2012

Poem, Playmates and Virgins, 3-2-12







In the transference* of
the best of all versions
of mirrors and stand-ins
and playmates and virgins

of symbolic gestures
of primordial seas
of confident pleasures
and awakening seeds
of celestial prowess
of fantastic deeds

of switched roles and flowers
in place of the desert
in place of the dead
a zip file of treasures

in place of the clawing
the gentleness spreads
the opening of insight
the knitting of threads

the sharing of spoils
enrichment of Oneness
the snake now uncoils
and shows us her fondness

--EVE Featherstone

*trans·fer·ence/transˈfərəns/
Noun: The action of transferring something or the process of being transferred: "education involves the transference of knowledge".
The redirection to a substitute, usually a therapist, of emotions that were originally felt in childhood (in a phase of analysis called...

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