Wednesday, January 5, 2011

I Love a Rainy Night.. Mist Shrouds the Pines....

"To-night the winds begin to rise/ And roar from yonder dropping day:.. The last red leaf is whirled away,... The rooks are blown about the skies."
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." ~ Edith Wharton

"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."
~ Gertrude Stein



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Y is for... Yard Art
and for...

The Yeoman's Tale....
The year was still young when you yielded.... yellow-bellied yet yapping.. you yodeled
Yankee-doodle.. yanking your own yarn.. smoking yarrow by the yard... yawning?.. yea.. yearning yet yelling.. yelping yesterdays yokes here and yonder.. till your youth yellowed.. then with a yeasty yell you yachted...


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3 Word Wednesday-



Plausible- Taint- Willingly




The Witching Hour

willingly tainted
plausible excuse muted
she swam in moonlight

Written By: Patricia Sawyer
1-5-2011


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Troubled

old age hangs
a cheap coat..
no taint
upon family name...
plausible lies sweet
to the listening ear...
willingly blinded
starlight ..
the brightest light seen...
untroubled....
till you...

Written By: Patricia Sawyer
1-5-2011





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Thanks for stopping by my blog today.. It is raining out today so the dogs and I have taken short walks between showers.. but I think it may be warmer than it has been so far this year.. I welcome both comments and followers.. have a great day!
Patsy

8 comments:

Reflections said...

Lovely images of rain and mist hanging near the trees... love the depth of your poems. Nice.

One Stop - The Place For Poets, Writers and Artists said...

My favorite is troubled. There is alot there in a few words.

I always am in awe of people who can write an entire poem with one letter especially a letter like Y


thanks for sharing with One Shot

~MDW

lalita choudhary said...

Nicely Done!! Good Job!!

Lilibeth said...

"willingly tainted" I never thought of putting those two together but it works.

Roger Owen Green said...

Yard art - would not have occurred to me; my old girlfriend has quite a bit of it.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Leslie: said...

Very lovely yard art! On behalf of the ABCW Team, thanks for participating and we wish you a very Happy New Year. :D

booguloo said...

A very pleasant experience.

ThomG said...

great haiku