Saturday, October 28, 2006

Muse of magnetia

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In The Time Of Flood & Beauty

she swims
through spring shadow
blue as milklight
a goddess
in bitter worship
beneath the ache

of water

above you
the delicate woman

her black breast
of power

vision falls

a summer gown

Joseph Gallo
April 2005


Anonymous Anonymous parried...

I love this. There's so much in what isn't said.

November 02, 2006 6:22 PM  
Blogger billie parried...

I feel like I've stumbled into a treasure house - there are too many beautiful lines/passages/images for me to pull out favorites.

Truly stunning.

I hope there's more to come.


November 02, 2006 6:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous parried...

This is absolutely beautiful!

November 03, 2006 7:55 AM  
Blogger joseph parried...

Joni: There was more, but I forgot to take it out of the freezer to thaw. ;-)

Billie: A most hearty welcome to the Drachenhouse. Please visit as often as you wish and yes, there is more to come.

Gina: Thank you, however, I must confess--they are not my words. But I did arrange them like so many magnetic blocks.

November 03, 2006 10:23 AM  
Blogger joseph parried...

My friend Cindy could not for the life of her get this little poem. She had to call me to explain what it was about. I say this because she did not get what I had alluded to in my remark to Gina above, perhaps too subtly, and in the photo of the refrigerator with something etched in the barren white upper portion of the door, that this was formed from a magnetic poetry word set. Just thought I'd make that clearer.

November 07, 2006 12:39 PM  

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