Tag: Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

Breathless

“I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas: they’ve gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.”― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights In these dreams, I write in colors I’ve…

Stark Array

Surrounded by petrichor of tranquil rain as it mingled with fragrance of wet rosesmy soul awakens, reminiscing love’s kissglistening raindrops cooling hot tearsstars in our eyes falling, falling downFrom threatening skies ~Hearts cloaked in heavy perfume of flowersat our feet in stark array, drifting…

Remembrance

“Tonight I can smell the season the way it’s usually only possible to at the very first moments of its return, before you’re used to it, when you’ve forgotten its smell, then there it is back in the air and the flow of things…

Copper Burnished Autumn

“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over…

Secret Language

What secret language do the reindeer speak when tender autumn hovers, trembling hanging in frost edged grey dawn aira foreshadowing of frigid cold to come. Frosted copper leaves have fallen the towering trees stripped bare for brittle winter ice is comingso they hover ever…

Wisdom

In youth there was no search for deeper meaning, no soul seeking of the truest of truths only laughing, loving, leaving, and living, not caring what each tomorrow would bring. For I knew without fail the brilliant sun would shine, a luscious full moon…

The Rainbow Child

Where does the rainbow end, in your soul or on the horizon?”  ― Pablo Neruda, The Book of Questions The colors of her kaleidoscope soul spill into the world wherever she wanders and roams Like satin ribbons streaming in zephyr’s arms, she spreads her radiant purity…

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