June 2022

the thought

ready to fade away–
the story lost, mislaid

between image and words—falling,
asking to be caught up, calling—

and if it were–
what then?—now here,

now unconfined, a seed
to open, finally freed—

surprise breaks through
in green and blue

After I saw Muri’s hexaduad the other day I wanted to try one. I took a rough poem I wrote recently, and revised it to fit. It’s a pretty flexible form, despite the rhymes.

We’ve had so much rain and so little very hot weather that it’s lush and green here in NYC to begin June.

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29 responses to “June 2022”

  1. D. Avery @shiftnshake says :

    I really like that poem. And such a happy ending in the last two lines. The woven images work well as the net to catch the fading thought and lost story.

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  2. SelmaMartin says :

    How well you do these, K. I enjoyed the rhythm that the rhyming brought and the color.
    Lovely are too. Thanks.


  3. memadtwo says :

    A lovely grid and poem to start my day, thank you! N.


  4. Ingrid says :

    We have the lush greenery here, too. I am enjoying it so much, not having seen it for 6 years! Love your poem and image.


  5. D. Wallace Peach says :

    I was thinking this morning that I wanted some artwork from you, Kerfe. And wah lah, here it is. Beautiful. And a cool poetic form that you make look effortless, as usual. I love all that green. Happy June.

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  6. alethakuschan says :

    Enjoyable and beautiful words and thoughts, Kerfe.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. M says :

    your art somehow fits so well with the poem. here, too little rain is the problem ~

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Laura Bloomsbury says :

    “between image and words—falling,
    asking to be caught up, calling—”

    well captured! time and time again that is how it is – perhaps too why we cannot let go and keep them in ‘draft’.

    Your hexaduad released it!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. robertawrites235681907 says :

    I enjoyed this poem very much, Kerfe. Have a lovely weekend.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. melaniereynolds says :

    I love these collages, especially the last calming blue one.

    Liked by 1 person

  11. judeitakali says :

    Beautiful art collages, and an interesting form of poetry that I like.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. msjadeli says :

    I like that channel/artery traveling up through the center of the collage.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Enjoyed reading this beautiful poem, Marta and such a lovely art.

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Jill Kuhn says :

    Hi Kerfe, your collage is beautiful and I liked the rhythm in your poem. 😃

    Liked by 1 person

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