By the Spiral Meet


With vortex come helix come eye–
by the spiral meet.
Fleet orbs and looping dancers
answer root with seed.
Feed questions to the air
where opposites twine.
Shine and darken the sky.
Flying and falling round,
ground welcoming myth–
with vortex come helix come eye.

A circular poem and piece of art for Jane Dougherty’s poetry challenge this week.


I only referenced the photo for the apples.



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18 responses to “By the Spiral Meet”

  1. Jane Dougherty says :

    Myths and apples, vortex and helix, and sumptuous art work. Wonderful!

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  2. Jodi says :

    very lovely and though-provoking as usual 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. merrildsmith says :

    I love the rhythm of this, like it’s turning round and round. It almost sounds like an incantation.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. rivrvlogr says :

    Chant, eyes closed, facing into a circle, four times, once for each point on the compass, then step into the center and the gate opens around you.

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  5. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    This is cool!! I love how beautiful rhythmic the words are and so is the image. Colors are balanced beautifully. Nice!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Lynz Real Cooking says :

    I love the art and words, such a lovely combination

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