At the first

via Daily Prompt: Blush When first we fell in love, we were sure It would be forever, as if nothing could Separate us, like Romeo and Juliet, only We would not be duped into death as They were, ours would be a lifetime of Devotion, and there would be no compromise, No surprises at our…

Divide and conquer

via Daily Prompt: Carve   Tamburlaine cut up the earth once upon a time in Marlowe’s brilliant text. He marched across the map, laying claim with a stomp of his foot to the world he was conquering. It is a moment of supreme madness, yet one of extreme beauty. To carve  your place in places that…

Precious

via Daily Prompt: Cherish Cherish life, appreciate love, Worship, if you must, all that Lies before you, the golden Treasures of each lovely day Cherish memories, appreciate Everything you are given, The moon, the river, time as it Passes, like the waves from Shore to shore, all this is Precious, hold it close to Your…

Life is sweeter — Commenting

Life is sweeter when mixed with the bitter It’s an irony, they take the honeyed with the Strangely acerbic, and the alchemy takes the Sour from life, and lightens the heart, evens our Breathing, it seems we need the spectrum of Tastes to appreciate what each brings forth Sharp, acidic, sugary, spiced, mild and mellow […]…

Fall

As the weather turns from sultry to sublime,/ The leaves blush with the pleasure of the/ new season and in anticipation of a/ frosty sleep to come. In the Fall,/ time is their friend and ours.  

At Play

The waters ripple in the evening Tide, the moon, their soul mate, Hidden in a darkened sky is not Playful, even as the river scampers Across from shore to shore, released From its daytime duties, away from The sun, cloaked in darkness Does it search for the moon’s light? Or, is it content, running rapidly…

Cloudy and grey

Lying low, so close overhead It feels–or maybe only you do– Like you can touch the sky Billowy, little cotton pillows in White/grey/gray-blue/ with touches Of black or brighter, cleaner, more Clorox and transparent white, Pillowing above the treelines, Over the buildings, so close You can touch the sky

In the wake of

The wake, like a trail on a wedding Gown, at first, like that dress, white With the churning waters, then green With a carpet fringe of the river rapids, Demarking the passing of the ship, A boat, a yacht, really, full-steam quick And powerful, the green carpet left Behind its pull, no less than a…

My establishing shot

This would be my establishing shot The one that sets the place and the Character, facing Roosevelt Island, Connecting to Queens, the lights on The bridge twinkling in twilight, Shadows, the river deep, dark and Mysterious, waters moving slowly With undercurrents, the river establishes Without irony, without self-parody, as Serious as the approaching night, shadows, Not…

…And Shine

via Daily Prompt: Shimmer Glistening with a sunset glow, the light shimmers and still holds our attention. The focus is soft, but powerful.