Canto; In a Summers Sleep

aDarkerMind

canto; in a summers sleep

singing solstice

out of key

forming memories of cluster

in constant stream of deluge

crowding all who shadow stern release;

behind the shrine

bending with a willow on the vine

stands erect

our purpose green

belly-full

darker than the black rose of a song;

above the all

no summer ever long enough

to curtain ties of heat to a frozen sprog;

this earth and all who dare to dwell within

tradition now a blur on tainted skin.

lilac gold

now colder than the knuckles of a face

staring down

from a chimneys smoke in the twilight of it's youth

bitter sweet

aging with the sugar on it's spine;

where goes

so shall I follow

a hunchback to the garden 

where meets old flames as once we were

two dust-bowls desert bound

me, her horse

she, my lizards tongue of crepe de fleur;

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Author: Melvin James (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 8th, 2023 14:50
  • Category: Love
  • Views: 7
  • User favorite of this poem: Teddy.15.
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Comments2

  • Teddy.15

    lol very romantic 💜 poetry of love uniquely entwined. I'm loving your new twist on poetry.

    • aDarkerMind

      time to move on from the dark side Teddy.....

      for a while at least;

      thank you.

    • Thomas W Case

      I love your use of language. The flow is great.



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