Thursday, September 7, 2017

Bewitching



Marmalade moon, fading by dawn's light
Allay our fears in these fig-shaped hearts
Garnish with herbs, root spices, sea salt
Impaled stones, melt to mirrors of light 
Cake our way with berries, ripe with stardust



Picture from here


Posted for dVerse Poets Pub - OpenLinkNight - Please join us when the pub doors open by 3pm EST.   A late poem for Paul's Tuesday Poetics, Magic and an acrostic poem for Frank's prompt last week. Thanks for the visit ~

35 comments:

  1. What a magic recipe.... you had me at marmalade moon. Scrumptious

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  2. I would like to try making that one! I love it.

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  3. I like the idea of a marmalade moon. And I do think the moon allays fears too. Interesting poem. :)

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  4. Impaled stones and marmalade moons ... one's got to be inspired!

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  5. How I love the marmalade moon and the berries caked with stardust.

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  6. You had me at marmalade moon...but then impaled stones....sorry that it has already been said, but they were memorable and it was a very sensual poem.

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  7. How delicious is a marmalade moon, Grace!

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  8. Love that marmalade moon!!💖 Gorgeous write.

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  9. I love that marmalade moon, that harvest moon, that golden moon and most of all, Cake our way with berries, ripe with stardust...love love love

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  10. Lyrical beautiful words, Grace. Marmalade moon captured us all!

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  11. A delicious poetic effort, Grace! I have savored its flavor and sound (read aloud) and suspect I will for a while.

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  12. What a lovely way to combine prompts and delight us all!

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  13. Hmmmmn....I like "cake our way with berries." ...I saw this moon 2 years ago. As striking as the eclipse.

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  14. Everybody loves parfait! This is mouth-watering poetry.

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  15. Love the marmalade moon and fig shaped hearts - a luscious piece of writing.

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  16. Ooooo, a marmalade moon. Love it, especially tonight when the full moon is decorating the night sky here in Pennsylvania. Yummy recipe!

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  17. Give me a marmalade moon any time over a cheese moon. Fantastic imagery of a sumptuous recipe.

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  18. Magnificent shot and beautiful words.

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  19. Oh I love this spell that you have woven with the moon!

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  20. So many amazing images to see here but 'impaled stones'...so fierce.

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  21. I liked the "mirrors of light" and "impaled stones" both of which must be difficult to find for that recipe.

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  22. Marmalade moon?!? Fig-shaped hearts?!? I continue to covet your delicious metaphors! What a delicious, simmering poem... just lovely.

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  23. Oh, this is bewitching! That "marmalade moon!"
    (And "fig-shaped hearts?--I'm getting hungry.) :)

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  24. Wonderful words! Thank you.

    Enjoy the rest of your week!
    Elsie

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  25. A beautiful job on this acrostic poem - a form I have not yet tried ... though, this piece tempts me to 'toe into' those magical poetic waters.

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