Michael Edwards

YET SLEEP ALONE

 

 

YET SLEEP ALONE 

 

Yet sleep alone abstracts design

of supernatural agencies

the transit of their ghost like forms

their flowing frills and furbelows.

 

Yet sleep alone abstracts design

when daylight falters ending day

and reason exercises sense

in ruminating silences.

 

 

Comments12

  • Goldfinch60

    Those abstracts of the day can bring us such wonderful feelings within us.

    Andy

    • Michael Edwards

      Yes I love them - have just done a new series of mono prints but they must be too large pixel wise as the site won't accept them - might try again later.

    • Neville


      cant beat a bit of abstract to kick the day off...

      love ya colour scheme and ya poem is just a little bit special too sir...

      Neville

      • Michael Edwards

        Thanks so much Neville - your too kind as always but so much appreciated.

      • Fay Slimm.

        You caught the reasons for sleep's chance to expand and ruminate in silence so lucidly Michael - - fine write and loved the clean lines of your walls plus the artwork.

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        REDUCTIO AD ABSTRACTUM = Modern ART
        REDUCTIO AD ABSURBUM = Modern POETRY

        ANGELA Here - Always up Bright & Early on the Sabbath to Carpe Diem ! Good Sabbath - Uncle Mike. I am pleased to see you waxing lyrical again ! Just as the ultimate *ABSTRACT* is *White on White* so the ultimate *ABSURD* is the *Nonecu* the *Sans Mots / Sin Parablas*. Such Paintings & Poems leave MUCH for the Imagination but ZILCH for the Soul ! Nice to see your *Abstracts* in situ it gives them VITA LITY - AMEN !
        Love the Lyric *YET SLEEP ALONE* as a collolary to *ON SUMMER NIGHTS LIKE THESE*. Being Spanish - I love the *Piquante y Caliente* in Food & Climate (& Hombres !) and when we pass the palindromic 28C = 82F I come alive ! We love the *Hot Summer Nights* and all the abstactions of the supernatural agencies ! Love & life (in our esperiences) are always ameliorated by *temperatura* ! We notice you have still employed - yesterdays last line - *in ruminating silences*. Is that for continuity or choice or circumstance. Thanks for sharing your Pics & Poem & Abode - Excelente !

        Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
        Love Angela & Brian & Smokey !

        • Michael Edwards

          Wow thanks Angela. I replaced the last line of yesterday's posting with dusk's excellent suggestion and used 'in ruminating silences' in this one when I wrote it - I'm all in for recycling and I did like the line which works better here imho.

        • orchidee

          A fine write and pic M.
          Miss Berles has furbelows. In one sense, it's related to petticoats. I googled that, of course.
          Woof! Fido won't let me pursue it further. He says 'Take the definition of "adorn with trimmings"'. lol.

        • orchidee

          A fine write and pic M.
          Miss Berles has furbelows. In one sense, it's related to petticoats. I googled that, of course.
          Woof! Fido won't let me pursue it further. He says 'Take the definition of "adorn with trimmings"'. lol.

          • Michael Edwards

            Lots have fur below - but best not go there !! 😊😉

            • orchidee

              Fido won't let me go there! lol.

            • orchidee

              And furthermore - you having hot summer nights, enjoying 'em?! I'm not! All I do when it gets to 28C = 82F is faint, whether it's palindromic or not! * Gets out dictionary*!.

            • The Uneducated O.A.P

              I'm getting worried I also built a bird table from items in my shed
              ( yesterday's poem) today you have the same colour walls as we do. Shall have to look up furbelows, all I know mine gets a bit ichy accasionally

              • Michael Edwards

                Steroid cream -doesn't do any good but it's great rubbing it in.lol

                • The Uneducated O.A.P

                  HaHa, was going to continue on that line of conversation but thought better of it.

                • dusk arising

                  He he he your ruminating belly rumbles beneath the duvet. Have those rumblings become a comforting lullaby for your good lady?

                  • Michael Edwards

                    At least she knows I'm still alive - well. I think I am.

                  • Andrew Charles Forrest

                    Looks like a room that echoes

                    A Room That Echoes

                    I'm gonna write that That Michael... on day... Hope you're keeping well... And sane... I miss the out doors nit just outdoors... the real outdoors the world...I think that's what I take fro m your abstract today

                    Excellent anyway you know I love an abstract so many possibilities

                    • Michael Edwards

                      Thanks Andrew - I too love the outdoors and am blessed with great countryside here around my village. The realism of abstract - another good title for a poem.

                    • Accidental Poet

                      Two more great works of art Michael. Love them both.

                    • Suresh

                      Multi-talented, a grossly under-rated term when referring to yourself

                      • Michael Edwards

                        I really do appreciate your kind encouragement - it spurs me - thanks so much Suresh.



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