The Blue Forest (Two)


“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir

And so, with this broken and most terrible day at an end, I retreat to my pillow, with only sleep on my mind, thinking not that the night before me offers a path of redemption for myself and a long forgotten youthful twin!

It comes like softness unspoken, an undertone across bare skin. “The late hour it whispers, is over, the morning is never to have been, and nightfall has come forth to show you a strange forest”. “Rise in your place let’s begin.” I wondered at this kind of slumber, awake or a dream held within. For surely it was as a time I remembered that happens over and over again. For just a second, I thought it illusion, a discording thought of dissonance within. But then the sweet kisses touched all my body. What inner wounds inside sewn, a healing began? As soft sounds sang, I traveled millennium, both forwards and backwards, my spirit extends. To see that place a child called a forest, blue with light, a place I had been. The two of us stand in our glory; mist about the mystic begins. A thousand lights the magic starts again.

Day upon day, my life seems to tremble, so shy in its way, so much trouble it seems. An opera plays Faust with marching daemons, sticking their bloodthirsty knifes in me deep. Suffering thoughts of infinite worry, anxiety, fears there seems no relief. Still, still a thought pervades all this darkness, making its way to the core of my belief. Two is you, tied to survival; night has come, now learn to believe. Night has come, fly forth to receive.

So easily thought of in childhood survival, the blue forest hides as each year passes by, but somewhere in mercy, there sits a kind angel. At night she arrives in my memory she fly’s. Goodbye, I go, the journey enabled, to the blue forest, a memory of trees. Open clock doorways to worlds and their fables, journey I journey with the boy, I know just beside me. Ever this land has brought my heart nearer to something or someone G_D means me to be.

It comes like softness unspoken, an undertone across bare skin, that sleeps next to me. It is so cold outside but here it is like April, teasing and pulling me saying come please. Arrayed by sight, led until I am able to know what is right, in front of me. Paths that gleam white in the blue forest. So many trails, which one shall it, be. A moment a knight, a sword on a quartz table. A sign that says pull forth and be free. Be stronger now and let the child see. What’s two in one G_D has set free.

And so, with this broken and most terrible day at an end, I retreat to my pillow, with only sleep on my mind, thinking not that the night before me offers a path of redemption for I and a long forgotten youthful mind! – 01.18.2019 – דָנִיֵּאל

 

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82 thoughts on “The Blue Forest (Two)

  1. Brother my brother you have painted not only your life but mine, and you have mapped a pathway to peace and redemption. On this the most appropriate of days. Shavua tov and thank you. Den

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  2. Daniel this is so beautiful, I love this place you have been given. What a gift. Your descriptions are incredible. “Be stronger now and let the child see. What’s two in one G_D has set free.” so much spoken in this phrase alone. ❤ ❤ ❤

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  3. Daniel as I read I couldn’t help but admire how the inner child was taught, was brought forth into adulthood in the blue forest. The following line stuns me with its depth. “A moment a knight, a sword on a quartz table. A sign that says pull forth and be free. Be stronger now and let the child see. What’s two in one G_D has set free.”

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  4. Hi Daniel,
    I like that you started this wonderful piece with a John Muir quote it was an appropriate way to begin to speak of the hunt for a pure soul, much like a child has. You weave a deep piece mister. This perhaps was my favorite so far. ❤
    A

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  5. i really like this.. i dream in blue most nights, or shadows and shades of blue
    every oce in a while i have a blue orb come by to take me into a deeper blue space
    feels of sacred, hallowed ground
    its calming as are your words…

    Take Care Daniel…You Matter…
    Blessings
    maryrose

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