A.page Montgomery


A.page Montgomery Poems

1. The Dreamtime 9/10/2013
Best Poem of A.page Montgomery

The Dreamtime

The aboriginal, surreal, arboreal time
Before we had words, life was about visions-
Dreaming and waking so close,
They were indivisible-
A single consciousness
When I was enwombed, my embryonic sight
Was the same as other creatures
It was then that I knew the dreamlife of dolphins
Like a monk's meditation, a mind that can't be written-
With no words to separate,
No words to segregate,
No words to suffocate
I have a love-hate relationship with words-
Language gauges my isolation
From the aggregate spirit
If my dreamtime...

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