11/15/10

Quiet in your movements
as your teeth split
like sea clams.
Opening and closing.
Your dove-gray jaw
heaves in high staccato,
charting gentle flagships
and postmarking
a sea of white-washed
heel and shin conversations.
Tiny splinters of light
beneath the tide pools
reveal delicate shells,
making real
the faraway sounds
of a name.
 Photo Credit: Maragret Durow

16 comments:

  1. This is great,
    vivid imagery..
    well done.
    Thanks for linking up with potluck.

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  2. The nameless poem is very esoteric, and hard for me to wrap my head around, which, on its own, makes it very intriguing. I absolutely ADORE "Tea," though. Marvelous rhyme-scheme!

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  3. Fantastic imagery sets the tone, intriguing piece.

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  4. a very inspired writing..

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  5. Great images and a great rhythm to this poem.

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  6. I love how you write. You are a poet.

    JP

    http://tasithoughts.wordpress.com/2010/11/15/into-his-eyes/

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  7. Jeff loves this one, and said so.

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  8. Wonderful imagery... you have written a powerful verse.. I liked it.
    Thanks for sharing..
    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    Twitter: @VerseEveryDay
    Blog: http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com

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  9. wonderful poem. i like your choice of words. they are textural. great job!

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  10. You words gain more power each time I read them. They breath a life into my grey-troubled mind.

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  11. I like your way with words and how they flow in your work. Well-written! I second what was written in one of the comments above; you are a poet!

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  12. thanks for linking up with potluck.

    http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/moods-are-like-dark-woods-4-potluck-week-10/

    award/treats for you. smiles.

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  13. Have a Blessed Thanksgiving Madison...bkm

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  14. your imagery is wrapped in mystery but shines in beauty. The touch of surrealism makes it a bit of a puzzle for the brain, yet we can feel the meaning from our senses.

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