A snowflake is an iceberg fallen into a warming sea an iceberg is an ocean wave melted on the plastic shore an ocean wave is a hazy sky pressing the humidex high a hazy sky is a raindrop running on smokey cars a raindrop is a river rough washing an empty salmon bed a river…
With the waning, the closing of the day I fight to hold onto the dying light Watching sun burn quiet into a star Strength fading from hot white to cold black night Lost in transformation, my faith is found In tranquil treasures of a changing sky Gradients radiance burst hopes aglow Rusted, reborn, recast, regenerates…
Colours pool in solitude – painted – brushes weather washes away – watery – reflections swallowing whole swatches – summer – swirls autumn awe solemn bare – cracking – crumbling diving down a mermaid den – sultan’s – glen rouge rapt on smitten cheeks – reeds – rise a peacock peeks – revenant – revivalent…
nine times nine
my path is strung upon misted air its bridge I follow across divide my eyes are welded white with a stare caught in the blue of your memory its an apparition of nowhere reflected on a current of green our visions moving lines out of square fingers clutch against the flowing tide a strip of…
Green is My Vice
Kiss me once and kiss me twice I am a frog Green is my vice. Sitting low upon my throne I am the Pond King Behold — all that I own. Water is my golden pleasure Look into my eye See all my treasure. Crowned I am by a water flower I stroll my palace…
Through hurricane’s eye Storms the waterfall below Chutes return to sea. All text and photography © Dale Schierbeck See more of others’ submissions to the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge on “Atop.” … and more Poetry from EatsWritesShoots here.
Melt the rainbow in a pot of gold Mold the molten into magic Tear the sunshine from the rain Polish me a jelly-bean into jewel Consume the world in a blink Send my wife tulips for today Bend the bouquet into illusion And cast your beauty upon its mirrors.” All text and photography © Dale…
Upon the aqua green Walkers buoyed on pillows of air Orange life preserver.” A pasture feeds flock feasts The Multitude wanders algae water Miracles swim beneath.” All text and photography © Dale Schierbeck See more of others’ submissions to the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge on “H20.” … and more Poetry from EatsWritesShoots here.
Beauty of Chaos
The beauty of a moment Hurled into the promise of tomorrow A pool of water thrust into the sun Its stillness shattered by desire For stars cast upon a bright blue sky. The chaos in a moment Random flights defy direction Caught only by gravity’s liquid tongue Form pipes of pure glass Crashing into yesterday….
Standing Upon a Beaver Dam
I stand upon a beaver dam A mountain top upon the sky Overlooking a landscape of paint. I balance myself on a sturdy log An ark upon a diluvian lake Drinking heaven from a chalice. I crouch within a grasp of green Genomes held within a treasury Living emeralds feeding life. I walk upon a…
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