20 May: dVerse Poetics

nearbyMeBalcombe

I Escaped …

into greens.
into shaded limbs of
silent sage and
noisy limes.

beech buttressed the sky,
and I was lost, stitched
into queen anne’s lace
and elderberry creams.

scent played me,
teased as
scotch pine warmed
the air.

I escaped myself,
if just for that moment.

 
 

for dVerse “a portal” ©️ Misky 2020 photo taken near my house.


17 responses to “20 May: dVerse Poetics”

  1. I am looking into an expanse of green as I read this, and you described with unerring precision the beauty of my May spring day. Gorgeous!

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    1. I’m glad you enjoyed it.

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  2. Bliss. One wants to make the moment last much much longer.

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  3. And the photo is just right. That road could lead almost anywhere in the temperate world. But the adventures would be good.

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    1. I love that road. It leads to a very deep lake. It’s a nightmare if you meet a car coming the opposite direction though. The road’s width is about 3/4 of a lane.

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  4. I like the thought of beech holding up the sky.

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  5. Hard to escape yourself, i try to escape myself, but I am an annoying pest and it is hard to do. the blanketing of lush flora in this poem is stunningly portrayed. 🙂

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    1. Thanks so much, Lona.

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  6. Ah, the scent of green! It transport me, as do the delicate nodding heads of queen ann’s lace. Thank you.

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  7. Ah, it is beautiful to escape through this portal of nature — I love the idea of noisy limes and being played by the heady scent. A lovely write! 🙂

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    1. Thank you, and thanks for the prompt.

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  8. Lovely piece, reminds me of the ‘wood’ of my childhood – a wild, wet slog but green, deep entrancing green.

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    1. You didn’t happen to grow up in Sussex, did you?

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      1. Nah, I’m an Essex boy – (so they cut down most of the woods for housing developments 😢)

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        1. Pity no one wants to live in treehouses.

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