12.19.2017

Another Cavalcade of Seasons and Songs

Fold the year’s pain
into renzuru--
everything you lost locked
in the heart,
head full of yearning,
embarrassments
like showy tailfeathers,
all your melodies memorized
in the wings.
Keep your crane of ghosts
and minor chords
creased in your notebook,
carry it with you,
stashed in your pillow for dreaming.

Sharing an older poem that seems both topical and timely.

6 comments:

  1. Let's hope our 2018 notebook is more hopeful than the 2017 one. Always a pleasure to read you, my friend.

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  2. I want a much brighter notebook for the new year... Beautiful writing

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  3. This is 2017 expressed as prettily as possible considering the grimness of it. I am dreaming of a better 2018 for us all.

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  4. What a superb analogy!! I love the whole idea behind the poem, and it is good advice too.

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  5. Love the advice at the end, Marian. Beautifully eloquent write!❤️

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  6. I think that some my stuff might be a bit bulky for a pillow... but it is a great advice.

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