Exposed

exposed mandala s

Go you darkened, alive,
in silence growingโ€”
go you as wildness
mingling with earth and trees,

holding the sky open
to the wind, seedlings flying,
rooted in air.

Dance you as water falling,
as a jewel crowning–
dance you as the shadow
released to the circle of light,

undressing the stars down
to the bones, falling like moonlight
covered in crystalline wings.

sun caught in trees

For Sue Vincent’s photo prompt, above.

exposed mandala close up s

I’ve been reading Pablo Neruda…

 

 

 

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33 responses to “Exposed”

  1. Sue Vincent says :

    This must be one of my favourites, Kerfe… both the rays and the forest captured in the artwork and the poem, of which I cannot isolate any line or image. Just gorgeous.

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  2. merrildsmith says :

    This is beautiful, Kerfe. I love the “go you,” “dance you,” and the images you create in the final lines–wings of light. The image is so beautiful, too.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. deuxiemepeau says :

    This is so ethereal, magical, a sense of flight, growth. Really beautiful and the art is stunning Kerfe ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Claudia McGill says :

    The beautiful clarity of the colors.

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  5. D. Wallace Peach says :

    Wonderful poem and I love the complimentary artwork. Neruda is a favorite. This post is a fabulous take on the prompt. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Jodi says :

    Oh Kerfe!!!! I’m again at a loss for words. But gasping at your artistic genius!!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Evelyn Flint says :

    Beautiful work…

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Jane Dougherty says :

    This is lovely, light and wings. The image echoes the photograph so well, like its bare bones.

    Like

  9. rivrvlogr says :

    A journey captured in a single scene.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Alethea Kehas says :

    Simply magnificent โค

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Dorinda Duclos says :

    This is exquisite! ๐Ÿ’–

    Like

  12. Jill Kuhn says :

    Wow! Love how your painting and patterns mimic the photo – this is stunning Kerfe!! ๐Ÿ’š

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