Tag: yellow

happy and faded

A poem about calla lilies for the Imaginary Garden

the jolly Jonquil blues

Domesticated daffs so chidingly cheerful shock of the new in a melting landscape a weepy film indeed for impressionable eyes Bold brimstone drifts and sexed up yellow massed bands of trumpeting brass heads tally-hoing happiness like fox to the hounds Now in this spongy springiness of… Continue Reading “the jolly Jonquil blues”

10 heart beats

because we are born to ourselves it will be necessary to love late in life is this what I first learned to recite? my memory is yellowing with age heartwood softens with the rot of conceit because I am bound to cry wolf it was imperative to silence… Continue Reading “10 heart beats”