Roswila's Dream & Poetry Realm

SEE ALSO: TRYING TO HOLD A BOX OF LIGHT (photos, realistic to abstract)

Saturday, April 02, 2016

MEASURING THE SUNSET (photomorph) & VISIT FROM AN EX-LOVER (free verse dream poem) by Roswila


not him, again! and why, please tell me why
I'm welcoming him? and feeling glad to do so?

have I missed being alternately charmed
and criticized that much?

and what he's offering to do doesn't seem
to be anything I've wanted and ever will

I haven't worn jeans or slacks in decades,
so don't need to know my in-seam length

come to that, I can guess it anyway as I still have
long legs, at least that hasn't changed with age

and maybe that's just the dream's point: walk,
maybe even run away from that new man and my

yearning for him, on these long, if unsteady legs,
as if old nick were about to embrace me

[free verse poem on a dream of 4-1-16. Photomorph "Measuring the Sunset" (2-12-16 010v5a) by Roswila]

PLEASE NOTE: in most browsers you can click on the above image for a larger version. Also, the photo accompanying a post is not necessarily meant to illustrate it, but to reflect some small, even slant aspect of the verse, similar to Japanese haiga (illustrated haiku).

There are many other sorts of posts on this blog. I indicate which are about or influenced by dreams. Some non dream focused posts are book reviews, "regular" poems (some by other writers, as the above is), scifaiku, writing exercises, Tarot haiku, photos, haiga, and so on. However, most of those are in much older posts. There's a listing by month going back to early 2006, at the end of the sidebar.

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until next time, keep dreaming,

[a/k/a Patricia Kelly]
**** 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 blog (dedicated to her photos only, i.e. no poetry or other writing; daily post)


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