Sunday, April 22, 2012

Verdant (O.S.I.)

Hi all,

I am writing this poem for O.S.I. and the theme is verdant

I thought the sign of spring
Would bring you home to me
I thought the fragrant grass
Would be too intoxicating
And the buds awakened
Be too illuminating
And sighs of birds in love nests
Be too exhilarating
Yet the emptiness of your touch
Is such that I do not look for signs
I pray only that the wind
Will bring you to me


Karen said...

Beautiful and poignant. The last two lines resonate with me, I often wait on the wind.

SandyCarlson said...

There is some deep loneliness here. Wow!

Anonymous said...

empty touches are really lonely

apollo and the two muses

verification makes it really hard to comment. you'd get more comments if you turned it off. i had to do this several times to get it to work.

© Westlander Poetry said...

i liked the voice this poem ... great use of the prompt.


Pranita said...

I loved how this poem made me want to read it again... the emotions totally get through..! Very well done...

Queen Earth's brown banquet

The Write Girl said...

Thank you for your comments and feedback on my blog. Much appreciated.

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