Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Summer



                                                                         
Summer
by
Lisa A.Williams

Sleepy summer-
resting,
on the arc of autumn
whose cascade of fiery hue,
arrogantly reminds
that even in dying
there is beauty.
.
Sleeping summer,
burrowed beneath,
the pure white blanket
of cold forgiving,
waiting in the deep dark
dreaming
of old worlds
and their clock-run consistencies
of time and season,

where her lingering ghost,
is summoned
by desires
of earth and flesh.

28 comments:

  1. This is a mesmerizing read, with so much to think about. I especially love "even in dying there is beauty", "the pure white blanket of cold forgiving", and "waiting in the deep dark dreaming". Beautiful!

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  2. What a wonderfully vivid write.

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  3. oh how those desires bind us, wonderful reading!

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  4. amazing ... even in dying there is beauty. wow

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  5. Lisa,

    Summer seemed to take forever to reach our area of the world this year. Now we are enjoying its presence, though thoughts of change loom nearby...
    Lovely seasonal changes in your words Lisa.

    Eileen

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  6. Beautiful, Lisa... I especially like the first stanza.

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  7. So true that summer rests on the arc of autumn. I don't want to think about that though.. I want summer to last forever.....

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  8. I can relate to the sleepy summer on the arc of autumn as we have been having a colder than normal summer ~ Good one Lisa ~

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  9. A summer in waiting has its own shades. Love the way you coloured it with autumn and winter

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  10. Gorgeous Lisa, I can't compliment you enough on your use of language your writing is like silk

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  11. Sensual and honoring of a wonderful season.

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  12. The pure white blanket. loved this .
    There is beauty even in dying. How true but a bit harsh. Nice poem to read.

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  13. I love how you depict Summer with Autumn and Winter - very cleverly done. Loved it.
    Dropping by from Verse First linkup.

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  14. If you are available the new prompt is up!

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