Staring out across the valley,
thickets dissolving into opaque silvery waters.
a spectral dream
hovering between the cold earth
and warm sky,
a ghostly sea I swim transfixed.
The trees have long shed their summer garb
and stand erect in the stillness.
They beckon me to join in their procession
into the haunt.
To break each foggy wave
with flailing arms and lungs full of joyous song.
each flightless bird
And to watch
the eddies swirl round me,
as they unite into one almighty dance skyward.
This post is dedicated to my dear blog buddy Hayden, who has been writing about her own teenage angst-filled poetry. Here’s one for you babe.
3 thoughts on “Early January, 1997”
Yours isn’t bad at all! You defeated the whole point of this exercise!!!
I have to say, though, it’s nice to see you did this too
into the haunt”
LMAO! Thanks. 🙂
Oh my…I think I may have to chicken out of the sharing poetry thing!!! Apart from the fact that mine is so BAD … it is in a safe place somewhere…
OH PUh-LEASE, you are both being waaaay sweet about this, but we all know this poem sucks eggs.
Love you both for not saying so though! Hahahahahah