Silence

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No one told me

Silence goes so deep.

It burns away the empty things

It demands response.

It demands surrender.

Image above: “Purity, Chant Series” by Sheila M. Conner.

Words above from “Silence” by Jeremy Blackwater, a member of Spirit Journey Youth: an Episcopal Native American youth group in Northern Arizona. You can see some videos from Spirit Journey Youth here.

Note: Kaze Gadway works with the emerging leaders of the Episcopal Church within the Native American community of Northern Arizona. She says: “They are youth of promise from twelve to twenty.”

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2 Comments
  1. Ann Fontaine

    Jeremy’s words are breathtaking.

  2. deirdregood

    Thank you Jeremy…

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