Iowa Writes


We are made of forever.
Forever we have been
and will forever be,
in the dawn's early light,
in the waves of the sea,
in lightning and thunder,
in the veins of the leaf,
in the sap of the tree.

We have been forever
and will forever be,
in the full sun at noon,
in every universe,
in every star and moon,
in every sun,
in every galaxy.

In the sun's waning light
we are eternity.
We are made of forever.
Forever we are
and will forever Be
in the silence of Being.

About Iowa Writes

Since 2006, Iowa Writes has featured the work of Iowa-identified writers (whether they have Iowa roots or live here now) and work published by Iowa journals and publishers on The Daily Palette. Iowa Writes features poetry, fiction, or nonfiction twice a week on the Palette.

In November of 2008, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Iowa City, Iowa, the world's third City of Literature, making the community part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

Iowa City has joined Edinburgh, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia as UNESCO Cities of Literature.

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Isabelle Levi was born in Egypt and immigrated to the United States in 1966. She published her first poetry book "melting in Your Oneness" in October 2010, based on experiences of the transcendent, silence, light and bliss, the relationship of point and infinity and the yearning for the Divine and finding It within. The book is available at Amazon and sample of different poems are available on her blog "melting in Your Oneness".

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on March 21, 2011

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