Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
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a poem by Bob Kaufman -

When Jane spoke to me of her blank page this morning, I knew it was important to post it.
This poem goes along with that space and place for me.


Bob Kaufman


... there is a silent beat in between the drums.

That silent beat makes the drumbeat, it makes the drum, it makes the beat. Without it there is no drum, no beat. It is not the beat played by who is beating the drum. He is a noisy loud one, the silent beat is beaten by who is not beating on the drum, his silent beat drowns out all the noise, it comes before and after every beat, you hear it in between its sound is
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