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Stream of Consciousness Saturday–“Transcendence”

I love the energy that Linda’s SoCS brings to my writing.  I am always amazed at what flows from me during this stream of consciousness writing time period.  The prompt for this week was “t.” Linda said to think of a word that starts with it or includes it, and write away!  Click the badge to learn more about Stream of Consciousness Saturday.



To exist as part of the material world

living in the ethereal reaches of the sky,

I rise above the mundane nuances of this life.

Drifting on a spiritual realm of cloud and smoke,

time has no place or meaning.

Subsistence is found in the meditation of the mind

and the slowed beating of the heart.

Senses aflame with the kindred knowledge of the ancients,

transcendence is swift and sure.

Peace and harmony flow as in a gentle rain,

while thoughts refrain

show traces of a glowing ember –

the energy of the soul.


(Image credit: Pineal Paradise)

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Thanks to Linda for hosting SoCS, where cluttered minds can pause and pull their thoughts together.

Thank you for checking in on me today.  The winds are up, causing rip-currents in the Gulf of Mexico, as a storm moves into Pensacola, Florida hopefully bringing us much needed rain.

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About Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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  1. Lovely poem, Colleen. 🙂 Thank you for sharing it as part of SoCS. I appreciate your kind words and I’m happy the prompts inspire you. 🙂

  2. Transcendence is the appropriate word. In my opinion, it happens when we aware of something. First, consciousness comes. Then awareness comes when one can drop the subjectivity and objectivity. What is left is the action with full awareness.

    Happy to read your thoughts as always.
    Jade the Mystic

  3. Beautiful thoughts and words. I love the radiant lotus. Well done. <3

  4. You are so right about the productivity of the prompts. Nice.

  5. This is really beautiful. I read this earlier but could not comment. Really lovely words.

  6. This is absolutely beautiful! <3

  7. Very inspirational. I love ‘Subsistence is found in the meditation of the mind’. Gorgeous!

  8. Gorgeous and inspiring!

  9. I love stream of consciousness writing. It takes so many unexpected turns and twists!

  10. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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