Thursday, October 18, 2012

Images Against a Darkened Sky


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Bresson Thomas, 2011





wrapped threads
shimmer
just out of reach of
pinioned sky
telling their
sawdust tales
to ears
heralded
by silken wire
made brittle
wrapping tighter
around the bobbin
of brain matter
left unconcealed
a stillness
released
into the loneliest of cries

7/20/12  written at Bavokerk, Haarlem
copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2012











26 comments:

  1. I wonder the thoughts, of those seemingly focused on the craft at hand.
    Lovely poem, Audrey

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  2. Wow, I just can't tell you how I got such a clear picture from your beautiful words here. Truly enjoyed and absolutely amazing :)

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  3. I like pinioned sky and loneliest of cries ~ Lovely share Audrey ~

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    1. Thank you for reading and commenting Heaven--much appreciated!

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  4. This is a poem of significant depth. One that really needs to be read over and over.

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  5. I LOVE those descriptive adjectives. :) You're incredible!

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  6. For some inexplicable reason, this reminds me of the fairy tale of Rumpelstiltskin. The weaving, silken wire, bobbin. I know she weaved straw into gold but, just reminded me of that tale.
    Loved the imagery in all of this.

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  7. Your poem and photo invite me to listen to sawdust tales. Beautiful!

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  8. Oh Audrey, if those wrapped threads could really tell those tales!! I like it! :)
    I like too the sunset that only insinuates but tells no tales: Jim's Sunset Poems, Prose and Pictures Farm
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  9. Powerful words filtered effortlessly together - great job! :)

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  10. Beautifully expressed Audrey!

    Hank

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  11. I'm in awe of your way with words! Beautifully said!

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  12. really cool use of language to set the tone...pinioned sky, the tight wire on the brain matter......nice texture in the sawdust and silk...well done...

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  13. Wow...its brilliant, Audrey!

    Wish we all could see the world like this!

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