Author: Pondering Red
enter waves of winds
from two directions
through the sweating windows-
ouside in the hotlands,
over the hopscotch sidewalks,
i can see the heat-
it's very wavy-
of a distant lover,
in a faraway state of mind.
we drove to the very top
of the poaz volcano.
it was a wild and wonderful
tangle of jungle twisted trees-
barks full of moss fan like emerald leaves-
disorganized patterns of shadow lights on
you twisting your body in playful repose.
trees about to seize us to
wrap us around into their jungle time.
cool air - we wore sweaters.
now you are encapsulated in a 5 by 7
photograph -faded colour -in an old blue trunk.
we could breathe then.
this mirage snaps like dry spaghettini noodles.
I have been sitting here
for almost 2 months now.
than a saw from an unseen sawer.
time now is slower than a wise turtles
slower than thick pancake syrup trying to
get out of a clogged up bottle
you - heavy into your sleep escape
on the sofa
i await the cool fall equinox
like a crab darting
up and down and sideways,
trying to beat the tortoise.
i am doing really nothing today
nothing at all
i reflect on costa rica sky.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|anonymous (18.104.22.168) -- Monday, August 8 2005, 06:57 am|
Ah yes, those are good memories of Costa Rica. Been there, down the rapids, seeing beautiful butterflys, birds you only see in books, and being captured in a 5x7 picture about to hit a rock on the rapids. Thanks for a very nice poem, that brought back my memories too.
|martin Vann (22.214.171.124) -- Monday, August 8 2005, 07:02 pm|
You cross many time lines, sands that have no breath, or water to drink. As you stand up you see, love is all you need, even if, its only a memory of you and me, its still my love, that I share with you. Now go back to sleep, just wanted you know, well, you know what I mean.
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