And the dreamcatcher fell asleep in a dream: Vaulting over Styx coming to rest in Elysium. There, stood the patriarchs in purple eminence, Evanescent forms of Isaac, Jacob unto Abraham Then, a sound in springs of rippling water spoke: ‘The colors you see are the fruit of mortal energies From a world harvesting winter’s burdensomeContinue reading “The Vision – A Poem ~ Eugi’s Weekly Prompt: Dreamcatcher”
Now freshly furnished, 2021 Unboxes its February futon Floating on lapping oceans Dreaming, roses and gladiolas Raising the Spring of the south Hiking Winter’s cedared north. In a year, thus far: Where solitude is the new entourage, And, where change is the new orange, How picturesque unspoiled the tundra, Flowing from the horn of aContinue reading “2021 – A Poem”
Well Wouldn’t it Be nifty imagery To write only in emojis; The hieroglyphs of this age, The Delphi of the Internet’s sage. Future archeology, uncovering emoji marvels May require a new “Rosetta Stone” to unravel Perhaps they might call it: “Emoticon Pebble” There could be whole sentences composed Of a few “smilies,” a thumbs upContinue reading “Emojis – A Poem”
Their elixir melodies, fragrant gales drifting from sea to shore, Their charmed music: mythical oral traditions, spun into lore – The three singing birds of Rhiannon, queen of Celtic romance, A trio of beautiful wings lassoing soundwaves, time and space. These feathered troubadours boomeranged the sound barrier; For, although the birds sang their dulcet chorusContinue reading “The Three Singing Birds – A Folk Lore Poem”
Ah the quiet! – Soft cool afternoon rain on a tin roof, Raindrops trickle hushed, hopping in gutter troughs, Apple cider simmering in bouquet garni cheese cloths. While, roasting chestnuts explode their pistons in the oven – Combustion revving their spark plugs of coal on the sheet pan.
Earth’s globe, blossomed sapling in the tree of life, Upholding humanity’s offspring in noble archetype. Its Elysian fountain bark; the destroyer of sorrows, Supports keepsake trellises where empathy grows; Staking sanctuaries in solitude’s stemmed embrace, Every twig, a sturdy foothold in the immortal race. Its vines bridging both sides of the heavenly river, With rootsContinue reading “Sapling – A Poem”
August, the annual spray recital; decks have been cleared Uninvited characters wait in the wings, unseen unheard. The human audience crop the stage of household props, Corralling them in a pile; complete with the requisite aisle. The stage director proscribes a seven-hour intermission Wherein, uninvited “guests” are handed script revisions, To ply their trade inContinue reading “Pest Control Day – A Poem”
Uncovered in a Tasmanian rock quarry, A fossilized scroll of the sage Tutenant, Of the ancient ant kingdom of Hillovant. The following, its transcribed fragment: – “Remember your wisdom O venerable ant member, You command great armies without a commander. Following the community ant steps of one another, You render impossible treks possible without GPS,Continue reading “The Scroll – A Poem (A Tale)”
Sunshine’s cool citrus elixir valet, Satiates reflection’s thirsty palate, Stirring up lemonade recollections, Singing cheerful summer ovations. Sometimes savory memories, pour Syrup into nuptial’s frosted pitcher, Shredding ambrosia lemon liaisons, Suited in wedded culinary creations.
Block Eddie surveys the blog party; A deft figure in his sharpie emoji, Spins around with his stylish lady. Likes ‘n comments send Aphrodite, Square dancing with muse Athene, All do-si-do the tomes of creativity.