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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Saturday Night for Magpie Tales

Magpie Tales offers an image prompt each week. Please visit the site to view the picture and to read what others have written!


Saturday Night

a sheet of rain
one taste
of thunder

bleak as a silent bed
the future
spreads its wings

borne by dream
and cloud-spun fancy
loops at middle night

skipping spaces
to that patient past
clad in a sheet of rain

 
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38 comments:

kathew said...

lovely words- beautiful poem

Gordon Mason said...

Good rounds of haiku leading back to beginning!

Tattered and Lost said...

Okay you're making me wish I lived in a place where I got thunder storms and summer rain.

Lovely.

Helen said...

This is really a lovely Magpie!

Naquillity said...

enjoy how you spin words to the page. this is great. hope all is well.

signed...bkm said...

borne by dream and cloud-spun fancy

lovely line...nice magpie ....bkm

Arian T said...

wow.. you're a natural charmer!

Systematic Weasel said...

Wonderfully written magpie! Great post!

-Weasel

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

That is a lovely magpie. Well written.

Eric S. said...

Wonderful Magpie. I especially liked

"bleak as a silent bed
the future
spreads its wings"

I also love your moniker. Tumbleword, like traveling a tumbleweed going places with the wind, where no others will. Listening to dreams whispered on the breeze.

little hat said...

Lovely piece. particularly liked the last line - lovely connection to the prompt.

everwondrinsoul said...

i like this, it is like a raindrop of feeling amongst a thunderstorm of emotions...thanks for reading my piece too!

JeffScape said...

Unique interpretation... a pleasant surprise.

Makes me want to sleep in the rain. Pity I'm in a desert! ;)

Selma said...

I also like the 'bleak as a silent bed' image. Terribly well crafted poem!

Marilyn said...

I love the lines 'borne by dream and cloud-spun fancy' - lovely.

annell said...

When you said, "patient past," that seems so right! Thank you.

chiccoreal said...

Dear TW: Simply conveyed with much drama and poignant words. "cloud-spun fancy loops at middle night" reminds me of Olde English writing. Refreshing rain! Thank-you!

ninotaziz said...

Love it! Words painting a picture of summer thunderstorms...

Gabriela Abalo said...

Lovely poem

Nice take on the pic

Lyn said...

Very good...one needs to get through a night where you can taste thunder!!!

Lena said...

Refreshing and cozy, too. I love 'cloud-spun fancy'. What lovely words.

Fireblossom said...

Oh yeah, I'm feelin' it.

Wonderful Magpie.

Mory said...

wonderful words. "a sheet of rain" isn't that very abstract?

soundoffreedom said...

such peaceful words that I even got to read with thunder in the background..

spacedlaw said...

Not so bleak, as there is some serenity in all this.

Cynthia said...

Stunningly visual. I like
cloud-spun fancy.

little hat said...

Worty of a few re-readings. Each line, each phrase captures something magical.

Patience said...

Beautiful. Loved the form and the line "loops at middle night"

Vicki said...

ah, how I love the rain...
very pretty!

poetryoftheasian said...

This was a fun read! I enjoyed the second to last stanza!

Karen S said...

This is beautiful. Took my breath away.

rel said...

Sue,
The future becomes less bleak in the dreames bed.
Rainy nights are for special dreams!
rel

Zuzu said...

I don't know what else to say, besides wow! I love it, I mean it! Like the environment, the image, the fealing, the message. I could just hope I got it right. Really nice!

Queenmothermamaw said...

I love storms and rainy night. Great composition. Thanks for you visit.
QMM

Felicitas said...

Your lovely piece is full of wonderful imagery and thoughtful ideas. I really enjoyed it!

Suz said...

I'm with ZUZU..I loved it!!

kavisionz said...

Lovely play of words!
And the fact that you made it a Saturday, somehow adds an extra weight to it.. I really liked that bit!
A neat Magpie!

Gilson said...

Might as well take an umbrella. Always very beautiful!!!