Word Sounding

Nov 18
by Harley White

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The sounds of words can shake the skies
or cut an ego down to size,
when knowing sages have their say
of fitting words to seize the day,
conveying wisdom from the wise.

An avid versifier tries
through orphic craft to harmonize
with sense and lyric overlay
the sounds of words.

From inner cosmos may arise
the wordless visions word defies
that seek to find a worded way
with synesthetic interplay,
and thus in poem crystallize
the sounds of words.

~ Harley White 

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The poem is a rondeau… 

Image ~ NGC 6188 and the associated star cluster NGC 6193…

Description ~ The three-colors image of NGC 6193 and NGC 6188 was obtained with the Curtis-Schmidt telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile). The red channel is ionized Sulfur, green channel ionized Hydrogen, and the blue channel is double ionized Oxygen.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rgb-ngc6193.jpg

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