Wednesday, October 8, 2014

If I were

If I were a word, I'll be always at the tip of your tongue

Warm as ripe red plums
On autumn season

Or perhaps melting ice cube
On summer night

If I were a word, I'll keep your memories as keys

Blazing as flames
On long cold winters

There will be no betrayals
As every seed will rise on first day of spring

If I were a word, I'll map the flight of geese & butterflies

Turning out of sight
To where the sun rides a unicycle over the blue ocean

If I were a word, I will boldly travel with my eyes closed
Forget gravity, fear & making mistakes

Listen to chatter of hummingbirds 
Billow where the wind goes

Towards you
Of infinite possibilities





Posted for:   Poetry Jam - If I Were
and Poets United Mid Week Motif - Exploring

33 comments:

  1. "To where the sun rides a unicycle over the blue ocean" - I love this!

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  2. You have written a very romantic 'If I Were' poem, Grace. I like the opening line and the image of the melting ice cube. Nice to see you back at Poetry Jam.

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  3. What wonderful possibilities a person would have if he/she were a word and could always say just the right thing. Ah, yes, there are infinite possibilities for what those words could accomplish.

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  4. I especially love the image of the sun riding a unicycle over the ocean. Cool! A beautiful poem of love.

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  5. "Forget gravity, fear & making mistakes" ... mmm...I like that idea. I think you'd make a lovely collection of words.

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  6. Love where you went with the prompt. And yes, in words there are infinite possibilities. Thoughtfully penned!

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  7. cool. i like that you paired it with another of brookes art....and we were not much different wanting to catch that word on the tongue...and even wiht a bit fo fruit to go with it...smiles...warm piece...

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  8. Exploring that link between word and specific sensations is exactly what I would do if I were a word. This poem does that with this landscape, its unicycle and tight rope--precision and no betrayals!

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  9. What some fantastic images you painted for us in this poem, it is a delight.

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  10. A precarious flight... fearless maybe even reckless but as you say with endless possibilites!

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  11. traveling with the eyes closed... i like that... also the image of the sun cycling and the being on the tip of one's tongue...what a comfortable place for a word to be

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  12. words as ripe red plums or melting ice and the magical happening on the first day of spring are so endearing and full of warmth...so many wonderful imagery.. ....

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  13. Such a lovely poem! the imagery of the sun riding a unicycle over the ocean is so beautifully imaginative... :-)

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  14. Splendid idea. I love all your words, Grace!

    Hugs
    JetteMajken

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  15. "Listen to chatter of hummingbirds
    Billow where the wind goes.."
    Aha..they speak of your indomitable spirit. Lovely poem...great imagery of 'sun riding a unicycle over the ocean'..Thanks Grace for this beautiful poetry.

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  16. Ah! such a soulfull melodious song and to be dedicated to the one we love. really such a peace and calm one gets by reading this.

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  17. very charming, sinuous and refreshing. ok, in conclusion i enjoyed this

    Grace-fully written

    gracias

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  18. I think you are all those magical words...left me swirling red and happy..like Dorothy's shoes...

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  19. Could really go far if one were a word off the tip of a tongue, two swirling as one

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  20. This is a beautiful poem. Grace-full!

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  21. One would love to do all those if only they are physically feasible. Sometimes our resolve can well do wonders against all odds! Great lines Grace!

    Hank

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  22. This is lovely, Grace ... thought-provoking and wise.

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  23. your header has a Monet (Giverny) feel to it.
    Words are bold and brave aren't they?
    You have penned an excellent poem here Grace.

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  24. Beautiful poem and I like that you chose to be a word. Very creative.

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  25. The world is your oyster if you are a word....just love this whole beautiful poem Grace!

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  26. If I were a word, imagine all the wonderful things you could say..

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  27. I really like the premiss and the poem turned out beautifully.

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  28. Love the infinite possibilities and your beautifully crafted words and images. Lovely poem.

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  29. the opening does exactly that - opens the doors to imagination. lovely pen ~

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  30. what a lovely poem this is..excellent Grace

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  31. I love your opening line and

    "If I were a word, I will boldly travel with my eyes closed
    Forget gravity, fear & making mistakes"

    ahh...yes. Very cool way you went with this prompt, Grace.

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  32. I loved this poem, Grace. Wonderful word pictures and lovely to read out aloud (especially to one's true love!)...

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