Monday, March 21, 2016

A dance in the sky


your umber words
undo
my laced-up ribbons

kindles fire
effervescent as wine
i snow melt

furrows to crown
& between fingertips 
i grow fresh skin

throw wild air-kisses
to red-
crested cardinals

there's no time
swooning over you

because
you've already flown,
dancing with starlings





Posted for D'verse Poets Pub - Quadrille - 44 word post, with word MELT.

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26 comments:

  1. Ohhhhhh. That first stanza! Breathless...

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  2. "you've already flown, dancing with starlings...." Beautiful, Grace!

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  3. Flown to coop, have to take it all in when you can

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  4. I feel unwrapped from winter by your words... yes the first stanza...wow.

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  5. I think we are all ready for Spring! The first stanza made me gasp with delight. Cardinals, starlings...flight and love and flight...gorgeous.

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  6. The tender embrace of spring! A beautiful rendering.

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  7. This poem has wonderful movement from the intimate to the immense.

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  8. Great line break after "I snow melt." Like it melts into the next stanza. Nice.

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  9. I love this SO much. :)

    Especially this:
    "& between fingertips
    i grow fresh skin"

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  10. Just beautiful! ...throw wild air-kisses... my favorite! I bird-watch all the time and probably have done that. Your picture of the murmuration of birds is wonderful!

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  11. What a great use of the word melt, Grace. I love that first stanza too and "there's no time swooning over you"...

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  12. .... you've already flown/dancing with starlings .... Oh my, what an ending!

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  13. Wow! Wonderful! So full of exuberance and life.

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  14. Gorgeous picture - to make us melt at the beauty.

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  15. This poem is so light and airy, Grace.

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  16. Beautiful words of a love lost...magical...

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  17. Wow! Freedom from the cold and snow! So beautiful!

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  18. Lovely! Love the phrase "I snow melt"

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  19. Beyond lovely, this piece shimmers, undulates, & wings its way into a love fest with Spring itself. I adore the lines (as do others) /throw wild kisses/to red-/crested cardinals/.

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  20. Enjoy the moment if you are lucky to notice - and a starling filled sky is something I long to see...

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  21. "throw wild air-kisses
    to red-
    crested cardinals"

    I fell in love with this stanza!

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  22. This is beautifully written. I loved the first stanza and that line about growing fresh skin between fingertips. Beautiful!

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  23. Perfection. This just spills with colour and motion.

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  24. Spring Loves with
    or without eYes...
    melt of hate
    melt of anger
    fear of melting
    heArt.. lives in Spring..:)

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