heels, make it
shout, whistle while you
work—cut loose, horse around,
let the cat out of the bag–
let it all hang out—rise and shine,
get the show on the road, get it off
your chest—chime in, toot your horn—kiss and tell
A bit of fun, using synonyms for spring and sing, Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt words this week. When I was looking at the thesaurus for synonyms, all the stock phrases jumped out at me, reminding me of a post I did a few years ago. I’ve recycled the art and the idea into an etheree.
Also linking to dVerse Open Link Night
of its travels,
The way is tangled, over
grown. It breathes green—magnified in
scattering space into layers of songs.
Questions shrink calcified, mineralized,
undone and unspoken, visceral,
lost, unsettled by reflection.
All directions are the same.
The heart beats mesmerized,
soundless and riddled
with light, cocooned,
Who/what are we? a mystery.
earth provides a bier,
untroubled by short days,
groves of lengthening shadows–
sleeping undisturbed, deep, waiting,
threads gather in anticipation–
life awakening to become itself
Ethereee for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday words, afraid and grave.
Also linked to dVerse open link night.
the cloisters of clouds–
securing figments that reflect
tomorrow’s revolving always–
reformulated problems of light
that pirouette–changelings shifting the sun
An etheree for Colleen’s #tanka Tuesday with synonyms for haunt and spell.
I consulted the Oracle with Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday words–creepy and color.
The Oracle is definitely tuned into World Weather. The poetic form is etheree.
sky moans in
of dreams drunk on black blues–
stormmist spraying chanted screams
on mad frantic whispering winds–
unrisen suns sleepwalking beneath
a moonless sea crying beauty and blood.
The art shows the underpainting on the left, and the finished painting photographed in two different lights, middle and right.
This one is photographed with overhead light.