gnarled oak knots fishermen know season’s tides skin aged by the sea This door that I’m sharing with Thursday Doors has so many possible stories.
“I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been” Bilbo ~JRR Tolkien Lord of the Rings~ **** I sit and ponder, last log burns lingering o’er fading light few pages now left to turn behind the year dimming to sight I sit […]
Calendar’s clock autumn sets nature’s pace I can’t catch her Frenzied is my pace am I going the right way sunrise perspective Sun sheds light collecting shells for answers tide caresses day The prompt this week at Poets United is “Energy/ Vitality.” “Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light […]
Her hands clasped to mine we walked along autumn’s path crunching beneath our feet the remnants of yesterday’s glory she picked up a leaf what I thought was dew was a tear “why do you cry, my love?” my eyes thoughtful “life is perishing beneath our feet we are crushing aged spring we walk the […]
You may think you can see my world that the wood dragon guards but you cannot know of the beast who stalks in its cold your eye distracted by blue horizons at dawn colors captivate you and you fail to hear the distant snarls already mesmirized in the reflection of the lady’s wooded pool you […]
A day long ago I tried my hand at playing spring’s joyous heart’s strings *** I played you strong Celebrating Summer’s Eve Note’s warmed in moonlight ** I heard a soft wail Cry to Fall’s frigid day’s end awaiting a song *** None left to hear you Winter’s cold leaves empty score Notes held fast […]