Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #12, 2016

[Image by Hilda Carline] [This week’s poem was, in opposition to the general theme of this category, written pre-choice of music.  Upon finding the collaborative “I’m Waiting Here” by David Lynch and Lykke Li, the piece took on a somewhat darker tone, which had only cursorily been touched upon before the song’s discovery.  I hope…

A Sonnet, Alternatively-Rhymed, Post-Easter…

[Image from Vintage Connection] They wore dresses then, “cared” about fashion (for to ignore such would have given hint too loud to their true station).  No jeans, lint- free fabrics only, flowing (with passion restrained – in thought, in speech, in deed).  Action was for menfolk then; women bit tongues, leant their talents to acceptable…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #11, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] [Inspired by Agnes Obel’s “Fuel to Fire”:] A visage beautiful, but everywhere, following, making him afraid; afraid they were becoming too close, too reliant on each other. He believed it mutual. Why else would she stare at him from every reflective surface? Used to take his coffee black until he met her; milk…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music,#10, 2016

[Image from PerformingArtsandBooks] [Inspired by Joep Beving’s “Sleeping Lotus”:] Though she might read – build castles in her mind, grand estates with grander gardens – reality was crumbling away and loss entire not far behind. What was, was going now; dust on the passage of time. The heights of glory powerful becoming sweet memory kept…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #9, 2016

[Image by Wilbur Young] [Inspired by Claude Debussy’s “Arabesque No.1” (harp version by Angela Madjarova):] At the end of it all, down to a stray spider tucked behind a petal, invisible but for a true look given – a second glance to really see what was meant, what was missed; a sip of tea to forget…

Sunday Sonnet (on a Monday, Rhymed Alternatively), #10, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] Yellow petals, velvet skin reflects light of morning shining bright through window, drawn curtains opened to the sky so blue (might yet be a clear day).  The vase stands tall, dawn lending subtlety to the colours, born from fine English soil – country garden land. Variety is key to this, a pawn…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #8, 2016

[Image from DeviantArt, by ShiftyEnd] [Inspired by Jack in Water’s “Epicurists”:] An opening – next chapter, new life, a reveal of the very interior of themselves. Breathtaking – no space for pause, void filled with pulse, exhalation of other half, thoughts and words and physical being borrowed. Amazing – this sensation of rebirth in skin…