Poetry, notes, and drawings by William Michaelian
Hummm...A crazy, icy, airhead? Or am I reading too much into this ;~)Beautifully said, in any event.
Well, at least there is that, he said, smiling. And if it is a real experience, faithfully and accurately described?
I cannot tell a lie. I have been each one of these people - how else could I know. And, on occasion I have been all of them at once! But never, as I was being accused of these crimes were the words exchanged so eloquently set forth ~ Grateful to have since weeded that garden...
I'm right in in....and i can't get out...
Just remember, Donna, that when we see those weeds on a hillside, we call them wildflowers....On the bright side, Lorraine, your echo makes a lovely accompaniment.
Helping to lag the howling draughts in my cavern. Beautiful words, William.
Jonathan, many thanks.
I didn't do right by this poem with my intended quip (sort of a quip) that turned around to nip at my own heels - an unexpected but interesting turn of mind. =0So, humbly, I'm here to offer my appreciation for the intensity of this piece. ‘Hoary with rime’, could be a stand-alone poem ~
~ ~ ~For me there is joy in your return, just as there is when I dwell in the meaning and sound of each word. And when I said, “And if it is a real experience, faithfully and accurately described?” I was really referring to my own just prior, and at the time of, writing these lines. And then, too, think how different the effect would be if I had used the word “rhyme,” instead of one charged with multiple meanings, “rime.” But in saying this, I don’t wish to imply any great intention on my part, for these things arise of their own, and I am a witness standing by.
I thought of ‘hoary’ and ‘rime’ as having similar qualities; I had to look them up to sort it out. Your poems may ‘arise’ but they are brought through the great, windswept cavern by a skillful guide… or a very clever, mad gull.
For every great cavern, a Dante and his Virgil; but of course my money is on the clever, mad gull.
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