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

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wind wing and Sorrow

Wind wing and sorrow
ruffle my mind with memories,
little caresses to remind me
tears come for a season,
but laughter patiently
waits in the corner of my eye.

Even the darkest night
must kneel at the throne of stars.

©Susie Clevenger 2019

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Helen said...

This is breathtaking Susie! Spare yet eloquent.

Revived Writer said...

I appreciate this. :)

Marian said...

Laughter waits... good to remember that.

rallentanda said...

Beautiful in its brevity.

Magaly Guerrero said...

That final couplet says it all, brews all the hope. And what Helen said.

Brendan MacOdrum said...

Love how this makes a voyager of the heart.

Kerry O'Connor said...

I love your IG presentation, but mostly the laughter in the corner of an eye.

Jim said...

A perfect little poem that says so much, Susie. These three lines I couldn't separzte,
little caresses to remind me
tears come for a season,
but laughter patiently

They are (my) earth shattering. We many be missing Mary O.

brudberg said...

Love it... those last lines really sums it up

Kim Russell said...

I love the ‘w’ sounds in ‘Wind wing and sorrow’, fluttering and taking off like birds! And those final lines!

Sanaa Rizvi said...

So utterly gorgeous, Susie!! Wowww ❤️

Vivian Zems said...

OOOh1 That laughter that waits in the corner of the eye...thank goodness for it :)

Sara McNulty said...

Wow! That second stanza is incredible.

M said...

fantastic, Susie ~

Rommy said...

I want to frame that last couplet and hang it up on a wall so that I always remember this. Absolute perfection.

Other Mary said...

That's such a great sentiment, and you've expressed it beautifully. Compact, powerful, fresh!


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