I come to sit

            In the Sacred Circle.

In solitude

            I seek, I meditate,

I explore my Soul

            To eradicate

The structures within

            That seek to restrict

The path set before me.


In my mind’s eye I wander

       Through the past

Of vast wastelands

       To seek the old bones

That feel smooth to the touch,

       Yet, are solid as stone.

Though bleached white with time,

       They send shadowed reflection,

Like faint ripples that shimmer

       To seem silver in sand.


I set to the task

            To gather together

Each piece important

            To the whole.

I lay them bare before me

            Building from the beginning

To complete the circle,

            To restore the old life

To regain the new.

            For in the continuing circle

There is no end.



  1. A Voice said,

    February 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    I’d like to know who you are, or at least something about who you are.

    Seeing these several poems here with no author construct or any gesture to an author construct is…well, it’s strange.

    One poet to (hopefully) another, what I see here is too good to remain purely anonymous.

    • bookendings said,

      February 23, 2013 at 3:45 pm

      Thank you for your comment and interest. I recently began posting to this blog, and wanted primarily to post my poetry here. My main blog is located here: and contains information as to who I am and what I do. You can also find me on Facebook here: Thanks again. ~Yvonne~

      • A Voice said,

        February 23, 2013 at 4:47 pm

        Thank you for getting back to me with this.

        It seems to me that you should include some relevant information about yourself here to give the poetry that you leave here some context. Otherwise they’re just anonymous poems by an anonymous author, something wholly unsuited to the quality of the poems that I’ve seen here.

        It’s just a suggestion, of course, but I encourage you to take it.

  2. sarahneeve said,

    February 27, 2013 at 7:40 am

    Hi, great poem, and thanks for following my blog ‘Inspire the Idea’, much appreciated. 🙂

  3. louiville said,

    March 16, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    I love the melody that this poem has in rhythm. A sense of reincarnation in the last lines gained my interest. Excellent piece.

  4. bookendings said,

    March 16, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    Thank you! I actually re-wrote the last lines a couple of times before I felt I had it right.

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