Sunday, September 26, 2010

who is this in the mirror...



I see her
slowly waking from a long lazy stupor,
she sheds layer after layer
of drab woolen garments
opening herself to the fecund promise of September
casting off the last vestiges of solemn sobriety
expectation sun-light gold in her eyes, she steps
into lace and silks - colored freesia, marigold and sky blue
her eyes delight in the fertile vista that is Spring
She is me, I am her - coiled, eager.

~~~


This is not written to the Potluck theme this week. But, just maybe it might fit with a little imagination.
Happy Monday Potluck to all.  :))


Love,

Eaton

15 comments:

  1. I am so thrilled to see you in,
    Happy Sunday, friend...
    Beautiful poetry from a lovely soul.
    BEST!

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  2. Lovely poem. It just makes me wish for spring!

    Teresa

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  3. oh but how i love those drab wolen peices

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  4. Eaton, the photographs on your site are just wonderful. Thank you for sharing them.

    I do like this poem. Vivid ... and a fine contribution to Potluck! :-)

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  5. ooo beautifully written, love it totally!=P

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  6. 'fecund promise of September' - yessir. This is a cut above much of what I read, and I read one helluva lot of amateur poetry on a daily basis. I salute you.

    Warmest Salad

    Luke

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  7. fecund is a word seldom used- lovely piece..

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  8. beautiful - love the playful imagery around spring's arrival, especially her stepping

    into lace and silks - colored freesia, marigold and sky blue

    your poem awakens the spring in me, although we're just into fall... thank you

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  9. have fun, friend.
    I so appreciate your support.

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  10. lovely image you paint with your words! :) Happy Potluck to you!:D

    My Potluck Poem

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  11. The effect of the silken colors freesia, marigold and sky blue being donned after dull woolen greys and browns made this a stunning piece. Gorgeous poem!

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  12. Thanks for the support,
    Hope to see you at our potluck next week.
    take care.
    u r the best.

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  13. Beautifully done, vividly picturised Eaton. I loved the last line... a coiled energy ready to spring upon the nature.. Natural... thanks for sharing...

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com/
    Connect with me at Twitter @VerseEveryDay

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  14. A clear, colored picture painted in a multi-hued word palat. Nice ... I don't think the poems have to be on theme ... Good choice to share. Thanks! :-)

    Poem on ..

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  15. Sorry ... that would be palette ...:-)

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