Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Dogwood Winter




Winter is only a word,
The sun refuses her seasonal salutation.
I am awake and eager,
All arms and elbows,
Backbend and triangle pose.
I am sun-bleached book covers,
Blank journal pages and
Colorful magazine clippings
Glued across a notebook at random.
I am insatiable of words and sugar,
Oatmeal and black coffee,
Parker and Rilkes and Sandburg.
Besides, what else would I do
With a rainy eight a.m.?


Posted for the Tuesday Platform at the Imaginary Gardens.

11 comments:

  1. Obviously, books are it.
    Warm wishes for a Happy Healthy 2016
    Thanks for dropping by my blog

    Much love...

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  2. like it
    nice one
    good luck
    http://imagtalks.blogspot.com/

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  3. Ah - you make the rainy winter sound like a wonderful place to be... Here it's freezing cold and the promise of skating..

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  4. Yes, it's a good day in frozen hell to immerse oneself in paper paradise. Cheers.

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  5. I love the listing effect you have used here. The direct comparisons are very effective.

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  6. This makes me feel like jumping up and down on my bed!

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  7. i like that in this piece you inspire verve in an otherwise condition of ennui or the simple mundane.

    gracias

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  8. Oh yes, this is exactly how I'm feeling shut up in the house with my kids, hubby & animals while it continues to rain. I'm actually going to put on my yoga video (which I haven't done in years!) Help. lol

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  9. This is wonderful, Stacy. I LOVE the
    "I am awake and eager,All arms and elbows, Backbend and triangle pose."
    "I am insatiable of words and sugar, Oatmeal and black coffee,
    Parker and Rilkes and Sandburg."

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  10. Very adroit use of visual images here to turn the mind inward, to mimic the outer new year in the inner. Enjoyed it much.

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  11. Winter does invite a soul to partake in the indoor sport of books and journals and some warm oatmeal. I love this Stacy. :-)

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