Tag Archives: Beauty

MUSIC IS SOFT BREATH

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THROUGH THE MOTION

Bread falls from the skyAnd a voice breaks through the quietOf your third eyeUntil you can weepYour blessings cannot multiply This is the strange mathematics of lossYou grow from what you take awaySubtraction makes the deeper addition The chair across … Continue reading

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DROPS

PurseWomanStrollingCurrentAs cementCrushesMy earsOnOne sideSpellsMadnessButHeartStringsThe wholeSequenceClangsMelodyInThe invisibleSprayOf moleculesBrokenIntoBy pastChallengesThe dustTriumphsThe otherEarBlendsTo hearThe blandTrumpetsMutingDesireChoirsOf nothingChoirsOf everythingSimplePasturesRidingPoniesOf lightHoovesOf your febrileTangentsTo smashTonightThe other earWill dropDropDropInto silentVestibules © 2021 Julie FlandersApril is Poetry Month Day 28

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PETIT FOURS

In my mother’s kitchen nothing matchesThere are broken thingsThe washing machine, stoveThe oven doors and their latchesThe table is round and oldAnd there are corners of dust and moldThe cabinets have overflowedAnd dishes stick out here and there My mother … Continue reading

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Flowers Open Up

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Dance with the Sun

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Explode

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My Angel

MY ANGEL At the effective center of the universeYou standAnd spread your arms All kinds of alarms should go offTo see an angel open its wingsBut the voice of beautySilences all things This is what it meansTo be innocent In … Continue reading

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The Loom of Spring

THE LOOM OF SPRING You weave the hands Of the trees through My hair Flowers Leaves Every beautiful thing The wind retrieves To blow there I know myself In your shadow I see Myself in the open Eyes of the … Continue reading

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How Beautiful

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