Sunday, 1 September 2013

atop that tree, I sway to the wind

artwork by Jeanie Tomanek 
let me sway on top for some more time
I feel the freedom of our feathery friends
look at the bird so close to me
I think it wants to chat
in that wet heat
I feel the inky wind on my hair
in the leafless branches I see tiny shoots
it sparks new hope that life will never be lost in the mist
nature has well oiled itself to last forever
I will gather scarlet flowers to make another anklet
that elephant will break my fall from dropping into a hole

"in the grey of our lives,
we will always find red and maybe some yellow too.
I want it all in each and every hue"

23 comments:

  1. something like wanting to fly. i loved the images you create.

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  2. Such a love of life in this poem with all the colors! Beautiful!

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  3. very colorful, poetical...great take on both promts

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  4. A fine interpretation of the image.

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  5. ...very lovely and your poem provides a familiar scene that really touches deep inside... beautiful & those written in italics are just captivating... loved this... smiles...

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  6. What a delightful poem about the beauty of nature.

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  7. nature has well oiled itself to last forever

    Or so we hope...

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  8. Beautiful.. lyrical!

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    aaah there's a villain too- the word captcha

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  9. I like how you spun this, I saw the many hues of life as well!

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  10. ... the anklet, the elephant you saw ~~ A beautiful write.

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  11. Wonderfully nonsensical. I love the imagery and the carefree playfulness. Thank you for sharing.

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  12. Here's to a colourful life...

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  13. It takes faith to drop on an elephant. But we must.
    This is a beautiful poem full of hope and wisdom. I really enjoyed it.

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  14. I really really like this! Very serene

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  15. beautiful indeed......thanks again for sharing

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  16. There are many Hawks where I live..my favorite thing to do is fly with them in a Golden Spiral..the FREEDOM IS...

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