Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Spring

by Erin Davis




She
Cradled the frozen bulb in her mouth
Swaddled it in the velvet of her tongue
Awakened it with the warmth of her breath
Then
Braced herself for the birth
Thrust the shoot through the gap in her teeth
And watched the bloom part her rounded lips


Please note: photo by John C. Finlayson
& poem from freckled writer, thanks for letting me share it here

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful--and powerful. Thank you.

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  2. Now that's mouthful!
    Sumptuous imagery and photo...
    I'd love to read more of Erin's work.

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  3. Freckled Writer wrote a beauty here, and I am frequently stunned by the beauty of her poetry. Thank you for showcasing her work here! Your choice of photos was just perfect.

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  4. Thank you, this was beautiful and powerfully evocative. I will visit Erin Davis' blog now.

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  5. Freckled writer? She has a way about her.

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  6. I tagged you!
    http://authorsdesk.blogspot.com/2009/03/my-journal-of-wizardness.html

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Hey, thanks for your thoughts and your time:>)