the turner boys — somewhere i have never travelled   1 comment

In memory of Thomas Robert Turner, who passed away November 13, 2014. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Turner Boyskenne and bobby — images by joy & kenne

kenne & bobby blogkenne and bobby

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond
any experience, your eyes have their silence:
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me,
or which i cannot touch because they are too near

your slightest look easily will unclose me
though i have closed myself as fingers,
you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens
(touching skillfully, mysteriously)her first rose

or if your wish be to close me, i and
my life will shut very beautifully, suddenly,
as when the heart of this flower imagines
the snow carefully everywhere descending;

nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals
the power of your intense fragility:whose texture
compels me with the colour of its countries,
rendering death and forever with each breathing

(i do not know what is is about you that closes
and opens…

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Posted November 27, 2017 by kenneturner in Information

One response to “the turner boys — somewhere i have never travelled

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  1. The two of you are timeless!
    (It’s been one of my favorite poems!)


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