sheer

sheer s

mountains
remain steep,
unclimbed–
oceans
deep,
uncrossed—

you are caught
in the waning light–
insubstantial, particled,
a quintessence
mythical and undisclosed—

you are nowhere–
not down, not up–
you are not returning
soon, ever, or again–

you are
not
you are

soaring
beyond

sheer

A quadrille for dVerse considering the word steep.

sheer close up 2s

 

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32 responses to “sheer”

  1. robertawrites235681907 says :

    This is definitely a favourite of your poems for me.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Suzanne says :

    This one touched my heart.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Wonderful poem and great words penned.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Jane Dougherty says :

    This is like a dream, a world untouched. Dream on.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. OIKOS™-Publishing says :

    Love it too.Thank you for sharing! Michael

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Jodi says :

    oooo – a NEW FAVORITE!!! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Sharon Mann says :

    I like the freedom of “soaring beyond”!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. rivrvlogr says :

    Mountains unclimbed and oceans uncrossed are – as any milestones actually achieved – inconsequential in the end…
    … as you have so lyrically stated, Kerfe.
    Your art can be seen as both ocean and mountain and fits perfectly.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Jennifer G. Knoblock says :

    I love the lightness, the floating off with those final lines

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Jill Kuhn says :

    Loving your blues… and your poem is beautiful! 💙

    Liked by 1 person

  11. D. Wallace Peach says :

    Sublime, Kerfe. I’m going to run out of superlatives.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Frank Hubeny says :

    I like the contrast between the steep mountains and deep oceans in the first stanza, but both unclimbed and uncrossed.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. stoner on a rollercoaster says :

    Hey,

    I’m working on my debut poetry book.

    I am preparing a mailing list. Would you like me to add your e-mail address please?

    If so, can you share it with me?

    I don’t plan to do it like hard core promotion, I will be e-mailing you privately not through any software.

    I will just inform you when it’s available and when there is some huge fluctuation in price (sale etc.), as on WordPress reader, posts get lost in stampede.

    I won’t be mailing you more than 4 to 5 times a year, and that’s max.

    Won’t bother you with unnecessary e-mails, promise!

    And if you want it to share it privately you can do that through contact form on my blog.

    Thank you 🙂

    Like

  14. Mish says :

    “Soaring beyond sheer” sounds magical, weightless and free. A lovely quadrille.

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Lona Gynt says :

    I echo the many superlatives about the floating, the careful dissipation resulting in a new creature
    “insubstantial, particled,
    a quintessence
    mythical and undisclosed”
    A mystery indeed, beautifully wrought, the self is both affirmed and displayed, making me dizzy, you are not you…
    Drape in sheer, the cover that discloses.

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