Touch: The Journal of Healing




    by David Anthony Sam

All life flows from

some same source.

Ergo, a fish,

a philodendron,

and a philosopher,

a cat and a cactus

are as holy as anything.

A rock may

move, and a rodent

be still.

We feed on each other

in universal

consumption and remaking.

In the end, there are

just beginnings.

And the cry of birth and death

meet each other

in sacred silence.

© 2015  David Anthony Sam

David Anthony Sam has written poetry for over 40 years and has two collections, including Memories in Clay, Dreams of Wolves (2014). He lives in Virginia with his wife and life partner, Linda, and currently serves as president of Germanna Community College. In 2014-15, he had poems accepted by American Tanka, Artemis Journal, The Birds We Pile Loosely, Carbon Culture Review, The Crucible, FLARE: The Flager Review, From the Depths, Heron Tree, Hound, Literature Today. On the Rusk, Piedmont Virginian Magazine, The Scapegoat Review, The Summerset Review, and The Write Place at the Write Time.

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