Voice (corrected)

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for E.D.

Like the meat 
Is to the nut 
Like the pearl
Is to the shell
Like the clapper
To the bell
So the voice
Within does dwell.

Like a needle
In a groove
So the earth
Around the sun –
Part your mortal lips to speak
And your being
Has begun.

Rosemary Wells is a member of Monterey Peninsula Meeting in Pacific Grove, CA (PYM).