ii; mythos of a mondream

By Feral



It was easy to be wounded by the trees;
to dream of life as a cathedral oak
and root myself in the quiet, misting stillness.

Heartwood pulses a gentle tattoo
in rhythm with thunder,
in intimacy with a becoming.

The sun warm on my leaves, soil cool on my roots;
a monkess divining life through mycorrhizae and
photosynthesizing a pantheon:

Blushing at the sun,
growing by moonlight

marvelling at the nature of bones.


 

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Copyright 2016 Feral
Published on Thursday, December 8, 2016.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Cassette On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Cassette (1087)By person wrote:

    beautiful part two... as stunning as the last one.

  • out there On Sunday, February 5, 2017, out there (166)By person wrote:

    'and root myself in the quiet, misting stillnesss.. ' could've chosen almost any line. a beautifully worded poem.

  • A former member wrote: I must admit, your poetry is sublime! love how the complexity is woven into simplistic structure...really really fun to read...

  • dwells On Sunday, October 16, 2016, dwells (4180)By person wrote:

    Longing for the stately serenity of the long-lived trees, while we envy them, and they perhaps do us in return. While a million stomata breathe in a voiceless susurration. Cheers Feral! - Dan

  • Devil lyn On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    Honestly, this piece is quite stunning, eclectic ...

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