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If I were
broken vessel
that held no rain,
devoid of content
for none remained.
A blessed channel
then I’d be,
for life, growth

Then a broken vessel
I’d rather be,
for all of heaven
would flow through

Benjamin Thomas


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(Tribute to Emily Dickinson)

There is no frigate like a human soul who crafts an enchanted vessel by admiration of heart
Who pens a mighty liberation from brumal waters of the deep
Who transcends all earthly ties stringent will of the abyss
In emboldened chariot set sail ne’er to run amuck nor amiss

Yet a weightless prose permits a pleasurable canter on crested waves while poetry tames embroiled violent tides favoring an opportune moment to scan the shining seas read her slightest mood count her countless pleas

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