Singing Bowl

You hold the wholeness of a note
reverberating through the rooms

which emptiness once filled before
and silence shall congest again

unless one strikes at hollowness,
knows music flows through everything.

Singing Bowl © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Poem inspired by "standing bells" (some types sometimes being described as "Tibetan singing bowls"):

Submitted: July 15, 2021