On Golden Wave – by Steve Tanham

Image: Steve Tanham

Image: Steve Tanham

On Golden Wave

On golden wave our life is passed

In joy or sorrow’s dance

As solar heartbeat pulses through

And upward lifts our glance

We choose the crest or anguished trough

In looking with fixed eye

We play the chosen role that looks

For gaolers in the sky

But he is neither high nor low

Who judges our intent

And in the vaults of our own life

Lie roots of innocence

As old as time that gave us birth

In her warm sanctuary

As old as seeing who I am

and who this world might be

So lovingly the green-framed eyes

Look on our trials and pain

Green scales in watery deep pronounce

Our heart is born again

Now risen high in that clear sky

Which never saw us leave

And cresting joy with wings of spray

It teaches us, once more, to breathe

Reblogged… ©Steve Tanham, 2015

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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4 Responses to On Golden Wave – by Steve Tanham

  1. Ali Isaac says:

    Beautiful, image and words! 😍

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Akriti says:

    Loved these lines –

    “We choose the crest or anguished trough

    In looking with fixed eye

    We play the chosen role that looks

    For gaolers in the sky”

    Like

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