05 July 2011

Magpie Pie Tales-Points of Life

Wheat Field with Rising Sun, Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Resting on a mountain top
A cool wind moves across
The valley
Revealing a field of color
Alive and moving
A patchwork of light
Float through my mind
Max jumping over a fence
My nephews laughing 
A first glance from the man I love 
Red hot
Blue Sky
New Mexico
Dust and grit
Of the trails and life
White cool 
Smooth genius of
Bernini's Apollo and Daphne
Rustling of olive leaves in Tuscany
A gondolier's oar as it moves
Through the Grand Canal
Like a wildfire
Moments of time
Speed through my mind
So many
Points of light
Eagles cry
As I descend
The future before me.
C.M. Jackson 2011
This is a Magpie Tale----paint your way here for more color!


Isabel Doyle said...

the eagles cry - a fine poem

Brian Miller said...

as i descend, the future before me...love those two lines together...nice verse...

Lucy Westenra said...

A beautiful pot-pourri of memories.

Reya Mellicker said...

This is so beautiful. Wow.


...i like it when someone uses a mythological figure like Daphne and Apollo (gracious lovers..) in expressing a thought... lovely!(:


mindlovemisery said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous!

Helen said...

This is beautiful ~ I especially enjoyed the Italian reference ~ this painting also reminded me of Tuscany.

Tess Kincaid said...

Lovely textures here. Very nice.

Pranavam Ravikumar a.k.a. Kochuravi said...

Lovely one!


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