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Summer Dreaming

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Sonya Ki
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Summer Dreaming

Postby Sonya Ki » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:21 am

This is the third time
I've planted climbing roses

The first two failed to fulfill
my romantic fantasy of
efflorescent roses
flaunting their naughty
frilly pink bodice
and hooped skirts
draped in loops
like gingerbread scroll-work
or fleur-de-lis
gamboling, sauntering
across the white French trellis

I guess I'm really a fairy trapped
inside this 5' 8" terrestrial body
I love how the amethyst moon-flowers
with the pentagram tattooed on their
belly button petals
cast a magic spell over the garden

And the night blooming jasmine's
enchanting fragrance wakens the
dreaming gardenia and makes everybody
including our blue eyed ragdoll kitten
a wee bit tipsy

I curl up on my midnight Jhoola
topiary shadows crouch
like royal sphinxes
in the starlit courtyard
and reflecting pools of water
from summer rains
swirl open their third eyes
~portals to another world~

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bupaje
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Re: Summer Dreaming

Postby bupaje » Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:11 pm

I really enjoyed the imagery and tone of this piece. It has a playful melody with a hint of magic.




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Re: Summer Dreaming

Postby Sonya Ki » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:22 pm

Hi Bupaje
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the offering.
Blessings,
sonya ki


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