Thursday, 15 October 2015

If I should forget

Turn me towards the sea
Where nacre of morning is pure ivory

Kiss me with your liquid tongue,
with your words, a whirlwind's blue fire

I trace the gull's ancient flight
nadir to where you are, map of thousand islands,

sweet bread of corn, a journey's home
All the trees will be fragrant with dark honey of spring

And I would fly straight
to your arms, dripping with naked flowers from sea




Photography by Brooke Shaden


Posted for D'verse Poets Pub - OpenLinkNight - Hosted by Gayle ~

A Sonnetina Due, a poem in 10 lines, with 5 couplets, no meter.

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29 comments:

  1. You hooked me at /All the trees will be fragrant with dark honey of spring/ but your last line is killer too; lovely & romantic & haunting; like this form of sonneting as well.

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  2. Wow, first up to bat; that doesn't happen often.

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  3. That is a flight not to be forgotten indeed

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  4. Oh Grace - this is so beautiful! Almost like an ancient poem is this in its rhythm and form. The last stanza totally blew me away. Bravissimo!

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  5. Just beautiful. My favorite couplet is the second...passionate and fiery!

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  6. I love the idea of turning towards the sea to remember! And the ocean kissing with its liquid tongue, words of blue fire, great images!!

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  7. I love the sonnetina - and your way of being one with sea is outstanding - it makes passion liquid.

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  8. This is such an intriguing form and you have executed it so beautifully :D

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  9. This is really pretty. I could imagine it being sung

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  10. "nadir to where you are, map of thousand islands," Another gorgeous write, Grace! The image you chose suits your piece perfectly.

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  11. Love the sensuality in this write, Grace! The last stanza is especially evocative.

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  12. Just love the idea ..if I forget turn me towards the sea...speaks volumes to me.

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  13. very stirring. by which I mean i am stirred. up. heh.

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  14. Breaths flesh soft..
    spiral breeze
    deep blue sea
    measures me..
    SonG of LifE
    wE of aLL..
    waVes oF
    uS..
    SinG proLonG..:)

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  15. So beautiful and romantic. You always do such a good job with whatever form you chose, and this one is delightful. Love it Grace.

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  16. Like that liquid kiss a lot of intimacy and natural elements blending in together. Wonderful piece Grace.

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  17. A mysterious, hypnotic quality to your words, much like the form itself, which I struggle to comprehend. I feel like there is a hidden rhyme or meter underneath that I can't quite get.

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  18. A mysterious, hypnotic quality to your words, much like the form itself, which I struggle to comprehend. I feel like there is a hidden rhyme or meter underneath that I can't quite get.

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  19. "All the trees will be fragrant with dark honey of spring"....so beautiful...

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  20. How very sensuously treated Grace! Very evident at the ending!

    Hank

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  21. I hope my comment gets published!
    Adored the smooth intensity of this poem. Lovely!
    ~Prajakta

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  22. lovely write! love the second couplet! thank you!

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  23. An alluring piece.Love the way the title flows into the poem.

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  24. The form fits your beautiful thoughts...and vice versa. Lovely, Grace!

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  25. Beautiful and sensual. The photo you paired with this was a perfect visual.

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