With every passing day, you wonder...is this what it is to be in a global village?
We’re all connected, by mail or phone...We’re always there when someone needs us!
Yet, we’re not with each other!
The keyboard is a wonderful instrument to type, and the mouthpiece an excellent device to talk.
Yet the feel is missing, the touch is lost!
You keep reminiscing the days of the past.
It is not that you are in denial, it is just that you are in a state where there is something missing! Behind all the separation though, there still is hope!
The Hand that is painting the picture is too benevolent and mysterious for us to understand.
All we know is that the picture will be a beautiful one.
As I keep saying, the larger picture is always nice!
This is just a momentary divergence; the journey will continue, and roads will converge once again!
After all, the streams have to meet at the river!
The streams gush forward, the river is calm!
The lashing against the rocks will continue till we get to the river.
Patience will get us there, after which...there will be pure bliss.
Contextual Notes to 'Smoke & Mirrors' - 'Smoke & Mirrors', (*A New Ulster*). Some notes were omitted from the book *About Time: Poems & Adaptations 1993 - 2012* due to the length of the ones that...
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