EYE OF THE PHOENIX (photo) & IT'S ALL IN HOW YOU LOOK AT IT (dreamku series) by Roswila
IT’S ALL IN HOW YOU LOOK AT IT
the smiling new friend
tells me animatedly how
she really likes me
but I respond that her left eye
says something very different
furrows appear in
her young brow as she puzzles
over what I’ve said
she hooks a strand of dark hair
behind her bejeweled left ear
“But I do like you”
she softly asserts as now
I turn to puzzling:
maybe it’s the way I read
everyone’s left eyes, I say,
or an ancient memory
clouding the cornea
[three tanka and a dreamku on a dream of 2-12-13. Photo “Eye of the Phoenix” by Roswila. I've actually slightly edited this photo, intensifying the colors a wee bit and coloring out some dots I didn't like. But blogger has again made some sort of upgrade that's seems to be leaving me in the dust: I can't get the coding for a new picture. Blogger will say it's been loaded, but no coding appears. So I had to copy the coding I already have for the older version from a posting to my photo blog back in the fall of 2011. Well, this glitch may very well force me to set up my new computer.]
For more in-depth exploration:
-- very brief comparison of dreamku and haiku: DREAMKU ARE NOT HAIKU
-- a brief post about both dreamku and my photos THE AREN'TS OF DREAMKU & ACCOMPANYING DIGITAL PHOTOS.
-- detailed three-part post about dreamku: "A DREAMKU PRIMER: Writing Haiku-Like Poems About Your Night Dreams": PART ONE: Introduction & Writing Dreamku as Dream Work; PART TWO: Elements of the Haiku Form Used in Dreamku; and PART THREE: How to Write Dreamku (the second and third parts have some overlap).
-- a short up-dating post about the three-part "A DREAMKU PRIMER" -- Important Up-date to A DREAMKU PRIMER....".
If you wish to copy or use any of my writing or poems, please email me for permission (under “View my complete profile”). Roswila's other blogs: ROSWILA’S TAROT GALLERY & JOURNAL; ROSWILA’S TAIGA TAROT; and TRYING TO HOLD A BOX OF LIGHT.