"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Twilight Of Seeded Moon

         Sunflower Stepper by Lisa Graham 

In the twilight of the seeded sun
I walk the path of imagination
where dreams pearl reality’s limbs.

With mystery's prodding I drink the light
until my inner well of who I wish to be
drips you can from my parched lips.

Cradled by the open palmed moon
I feel it polish my rebirth with sandstone stars
and watch doubt’s tattoo fade into memory.

©Susie Clevenger 2014

Grace at Real Toads introduced us to the beautiful art of Lisa Graham for inspiration for our creativity. With Lisa's permission we are able to display her paintings with the words they inspired.


Jim said...

Nice, Susie ~~ My favorite line,
until the well of who I wish to be
set me guessing. I think it will take growing up plus to figure out how that will turn out. (I also had a 'pronoun problem' with it.)

Sherry Blue Sky said...

One of your best, Susie - the seeded sun.....the open palmed moon......the sandstone stars. Glorious! Wow.

Vandana Sharma said...

With moon as our guide, we need not fear

Robyn Greenhouse said...

Love your last stanza! Now that's a tattoo worth removing!

Grace said...

I love the title and words specially the last one ~ polish my rebirth with sandstone stars, wow ~

Thanks for writing to Sunday's Challenge Susie ~ Happy week ahead ~

Other Mary said...

So that's how you do it. Amazing poem Susie! Can I have a sip? Love this one!

listeningdaisy said...

Wow this is beautiful!

Kim Nelson said...

Polishing with sandstone stars... what a wonderful image!

Kerry O'Connor said...

I really love this, Susie. Each stanza has something unique to offer the reader - so imaginative and well-expressed.

Hannah said...

"Cradled by the open palmed moon
I feel it polish my rebirth with sandstone stars"

This part leaves me breathless...I just love your descriptions of two of my favorites!!

I enjoy that you bring the essence of time in your opening and setting for the mystery...beautiful, Susie!

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