sylviasearcher

Pebble



A gathering of rocks

The mighty and the fallen

The washed up

And the broken

The self assured

And rooted

 

Scattered across the beeches

A demograph of difference

A collection of consciences

A bustling shore

Of sleepy stones

 

I search for

You

The One

 

But how can I

Make you out?

Amidst the many

And the few

Amidst the ancient

And the new

 

How will I know?

 

My eyes searched in vain

A few peculiar looking pebbles

Different but still plain

Caught my eye

 

You were not to be found

Close to the shore

By the cliff I sensed a mound

Of boulders dark and strong

 

I stood amidst

Their heavy darkness

Rocks moist from the

Crashing waterfall

Above 

 

And then I saw you

And recognised you instantly

My smooth

Companion 

 

A glimmer of hope

Hidden

In the darkness

 

I reached down

I put you in my pocket

And I promised

I would never

Let you go

 

Comments4

  • Neville

    sometimes, maybe once in every while or every now and then, without so much as conscious thought or effort.. we just know... and when that does happens, for a moment at least, everything just seems to come together.. keep that pebble with you sylviasearcher...

    • sylviasearcher

      Sometimes I give it to my son to keep in his pocket on days he's most anxious ..m

      • Neville

        giving it on loan, when he might benefit, or need it, is a truly beautiful gift... I have absolutely no objection to that at all x

      • SerenWise

        This is stunningly written... I can really relate to it as well. Nicely done!

        • sylviasearcher

          Thanks for your kind words serenwise 💜

        • Goldfinch60

          I too keep a stone, it is a white stone from Iona.

          • sylviasearcher

            Mine is white/ off white. It has lines like veins running across it.

          • Fay Slimm.

            An amazing write Sylvia - - that special pebble is available to warm every heart and pocket so long as it is really searched for......... I found mine moon ago....... thanks my friend for this reminder.

            • sylviasearcher

              Thanks Fay, I am glad I managed to remind you of your special stone.

              These pieces of matter which were there ling before us and will remain long after 💜

              • sylviasearcher

                Thanks Fay, I am glad I managed to remind you of your special stone.

                These pieces of matter which were there ling before us and will remain long after 💜



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