A seed

did it rain all day …

did the clouds not part their lead

loaded grey?

your heart mud heavy in the moist

your spirit soaked

in need of hoist

oh how I wanted to be your shelter

but at first i could barely raise

a rusted umbrella frame

my own self in search

of enfeebled ovule to reclaim

a seed set swirlward to shallow drain

till our fingers meshed there

to sieve and save

ourselves

this union, we crave

your name … so shall I engrave

in the dry ground tomorrow

 

71 thoughts on “A seed”

  1. Brilliant piece Diana, the change of style suits the words so well, it is this sentence structure/word placement that makes this piece soar. Your words are as usual beautiful but the rhythm n flow grab me and make me nod slowly, smiling breathing a quiet, contented ‘yes’.

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    1. Can you imagine a mesh so strong that it can capture and support the hopes of two? Seeds that might have washed away by the heavy rains of past disappointment…

      Sending all my warmth, dearest S …
      Thank you for your wonderful praise ❀ ❀

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    1. Such beautiful words, sweet D. It’s always a thrill to spark such feedback from you. And when I see your rainbow I’m reminded of your true, kind nature and depth. πŸ’•

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      1. It is the same for me, dear friend. When I see your feedback I am always thrilled to read your positive words! β€πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œπŸ’–

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  2. 😍😍😍 I am so sorry I have been absent from the cheering squad. This doesn’t diminish how much I love your style. The rhythm, the sounds, the words, the images you conjure are exquisite. This beautiful seed of love you planted here is piercing through the screens of our phones and computers and reaching straight to our hearts. I am as smitten with your poetry today as I was the first time I read your lines. Gorgeous soul and skillful mind you have it all!

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    1. Right now I am smiling from the West to the East coast, then through the Atlantic (chilly!) all the way into your living room!
      And you, still so dear to me from day one … you know exactly what to say to strum my harp/heart strings. πŸ’•

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    1. I have a certain fondness for this little ditty. Funny how they almost feel like offspring: well creative offspring I guess.
      Thanks for taking some time to read me, kind Erich 😌

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    1. Your attentions to me this night are so special. I can’t tell you how much this means; and such an array of hearts light up my screen and stir my emotions. I could get used to you πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

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      1. Oh do! I’ll be there to bother you always for I’m certainly used to you… ❀🌼 I could read one of your pieces among many, many others and instantly know the author! Enjoy the attentions for there’s plenty more!

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      2. Did you decide that you would wake up today with the intent to lather me with praise …. have mercy! Or in other words, more Isha attention please πŸ˜„β™₯️ Your arrow of inspection is pierces and elates!

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      3. Let me pass such a goblet to your lips then. Small offerings of words saved especially for you πŸ’• Perhaps Syrup was a call and you responded … 😌

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      4. It is because I’m merciful that I do not overwhelm you today with my admiration for each… How I must hold back. But I shall do it soon… When you do not suspect… Silently 😊😏

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      5. Well, I’m sending some back to you right now …and you might need to sit down as you shall soon be flooded with a tsunami of warmth. The deluge is on it’s way.😌😊🌠🌠

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      6. Hehehe no I’m not… I’m sitting in my room, in the warmest of clothes, as the Himalayan Mountains breathe furiously! Which is why I cling to the warmth of your words! Now I know how to drive away the winter from my bones!

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