November 13, 2012

the longing song
of a nightingale
folds back
the black
beauty unearthed
cytherean gift
a five-petalled coil
the sweet stigmata
of faith
sub rosa

I stride
into new amsterdam
and claim
the present

4 Responses to “rhodon”

  1. what better time to claim than the present…smiles…love the movement within that opening stanza as well….

  2. I’ve read four times and each time, a different image reaches out to me but the strongest is the final image, claiming the present. Much enjoyed.

  3. I agree with Beth, lots of undertones, beautiful write

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