Saturday, June 29, 2013

Convergence



The Echo of What Remains Collected Poems of Wanda Lea Brayton







          — Inspired by the poem "Words, Wide Night" by Carol Ann Duffy




Ethereal,
this unending shelter
above our heads - 

so cool with blue,
this verdant regalia.

Our limbs twined, we reach for refuge
within the turning breath of leaves.

Canopy-draped,
we vie for immortality.

In the dawning of your eyes,
there is transformation;

in descending shadows,
foliage sways within quiet song.