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Mud and Music

i thought i was played out splayed feet tried and tired flesh limp in its bag of mottled skin until winter whipped fresh fire and i found music in the way the jacaranda shed its lilac in sweet lilts to a warmly … Continue reading

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the 3-fold path

it was a moment that split open like a pre-mature flower, its petals a misshapen 3, each a pre-set path, half-gnawed by my anxious mind? or an impatient destiny? course i could, like a water-drop tracing lazy, haphazard lines along all … Continue reading

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Flat names | Scribbling Stone 7

no see of yell o daffodils just a marble plaque and tendrilly creepers swaying in the breeze around the engraved Daffodils.   P.S: Linked to Mindful Writing Challenge (http://www.writingourwayhome.com/2013/01/small-stone-day-8.html)

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Blue Roses | Scribbling Stone 5

i think i saw blue roses not teal, not navy, just blue blue roses not in posses just this one solitary blue.   P.S: Apologies to ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams ; title borrowed from there 🙂 P.P.S: Linked … Continue reading

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flower

i heard her bloom, the petals open up, stretch in easy, slow grace, yawn a smile yank the centre open yell- ow! pollen all ready to dif- fuse, spread her all around.

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Magnolia, Magnolia, Magnolia

i look: white as christmas snow and dew- y white beauty. i look again; you turn pink or is it burgundy- such bounty! petal in petal i feel a flo- wering in me: magnolia mood magnolia hood magnolia in the … Continue reading

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cherry blossom

i shivered and looked up into a sea of pink, an anthem in unison, a key to rise up and into them, into you, in that moment, pink, intense and fleeting, before the petals closed up, wilted and fell, leaving … Continue reading

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flame: of the forest

yesterday, it was in bloom, the flame of the forest, bordering my window, billowing curtains of petals down, in showers hot and hue-some, patterning the ground in eccentric patterns of extreme ecstasy, blinking and winking, streaming bright orange-red dreams for … Continue reading

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craving for glass

white little hillocks, crowned by leafless twigs, all brown and frail, topped by the tiniest teardrops, unflowing, enthralling, glassy, not grassy, so transparent that you can make out all the way down to the bottom, a bouquet, a banquet, a real conquest … Continue reading

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Roused by the Roses

Yes, i like this uneasy garland of flowers strewn randomly together, no strings attached, just startling patterns that  do blow me one way or the other i like the sinewy stems and the dewy petals, and love the way they … Continue reading

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