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Roni Burrows
On Secrets (July 2020)
Inward Light

A spoonful of pure gold
Needs a roomful of ore:
      Dug, crushed, ground,
      Reacted, leached, extracted,
      Purified with electricity, with fire.

Small wonder the attraction of alchemy:
Gold, pure and perfect,
     With no violence of crushing and grinding,
     No burning of acid and fire.

Small wonder the plea to the Alchemist
For purity, for perfection;
     (without the violence, without the burning)
For a spoonful of soul

~ Roni Burrows, May, 2020; Roni is a Friend living in Tempe, Arizona (IMYM).

Transformation perfection

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