What I Hold

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Words surrounding my head

What I hold what I know
fingers that

Will my dreams ride me blue?
songs echo

File:Marc-little blue horses.jpg

I’m behind and out of synch.  I imagine that will last awhile.  Jane Dougherty’s inspiration painting by Franz Marc, above, also introduced me to a lovely new poetic form, the tilus:  lines with syllables of 6-3-1.  I was not the only one inspired to do more than one to make a sequence.

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22 responses to “What I Hold”

  1. merrildsmith says :

    Lovely poem and painting. I feel a sense of dreamy hope–with a bit of crackling energy, too, like the fingers are snapping.
    Maybe Debussy with a bit of Duke Ellington. 😉

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  2. Jane Dougherty says :

    Have you noticed that you can make three more poems out of the first then the second then the third lines of each stanza? Try it.

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  3. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    Heart and soul on the page. Welcome back! Love the hands too

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  4. DS says :

    Gorgeous words, gorgeous blue!
    Have a great weekend! 🙂

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  5. Rebecca says :

    Totally love the hands on their background! 🙂

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  6. Sunshine Jansen says :

    Amazed by what your imagination spun off from Marc’s horses; and “will my dreams ride me blue” is stunning!

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  7. Lynz Real Cooking says :

    the words and art are dreamy and lovely

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  8. artandmoondreams says :

    Verse is great, feels alive….love the stitchery over the abstract watercolor…beautiful to the eyes, inviting to the mind looking for meaning in the layers. Thank you for sharing.

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  9. Ankiness says :

    This looks really thoughtful and beautiful😍

    Liked by 1 person

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