a Photographic Journey by Meryl

Spring 2012

Love II

bloodlets
pearl tenets
hospital bed
my menace
awaiting
penance
above
mere
Love

This is my second post in a series called Love that is
evolving through flowers.  As corny as it may sound,
Love is the key to any recovery starting with love of self.
And what could be closer to self than Nature.
So I’ve started with the beautiful blooms I’ve encountered.
I imagine it will progress in time, migrating to other living things.
So keep a lookout for at least one Love post per week.

to see all in this series
click on Love

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Spin

whisper whine
mumble howl
forming words
feeling foul

somersault
cartwheel spin
powerless
no win

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Drift

slight shift
some space
bond broken
or just adrift

can’t detect
your neglect
or my nagging
intellect

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Love

swirled together
between sheets
purple heart
inside out
pale skin
exposed
bruised
Love

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Transcend

tourists descend on
whom we depend
may we ascend
tolerance
east end
Transcend

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Free

one robin
perched in tree
wrapping around
what she found
work or play
simply
Free
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Present

worrying
waiting
for one
to appear
look left
another glances
sideways Present too

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Crystalize

analyze
criticize
fantasize
compromise
capitalize
penalize
realize
Crystalize

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Reflect

time
shared
passing
substitute
you or me
for her
Reflect

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Soothe

lavender
sprinkle
bubble
spray
scrub
brew
rub
Soothe

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Bloom

rosebud
blooming bright
bountiful spirit
filled with light
letting go yet
holding tight

in honor of my daughter’s college graduation
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Letting Go II

 pedal into the night
trying hard my plight
disappear grow light
letting go take flight
give up the fight

turn not left nor right
coast pulled by a kite
thinking black and white
surrender not today
tomorrow I might

go to Letting Go to see first edition

Visit PHANTOMS to see all posts in this series

second stanza courtesy of Jeff Egan of Chicago
I invite you to add lines to my poems if so inspired
via comments and will post my favorites with permission
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Take-off

rabbit runway
breeding ground
grapes barreled
digits gnarled
grand cru
Take-off

this image featured on Turning Art
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Joy

little boys
pure
Joy

Happy Mother’s Day!


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Scattered

confetti strewn
decoration
disarray
matter
mixed
tarred
drained
Scattered

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