Thursday, 28 April 2016

peel me away...

extrovert teacher
insignificant socialite

eclectic painter...
the invisible 
deep in the tapestry of
 poetry in motion

(coffee connoisseur

camera lens
feeling the screams and nuances of the world

weeping willow on some days
an oak on others

vintage car
struggling to shine
for new times to come


Poetry form: free verse - 50 words

Linking to:
Imaginary Garden With Real Toads - Words Count


brudberg said...

I really love the contradiction between the oak and willow... we are indeed a lot inside.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I love every line! And the photo.

Mama Zen said...

"weeping willow on some days
an oak on others"

I love that!

De said...

Great choice for photo! I love the idea of describing self as tree. LOVE these lines:
weeping willow on some days
an oak on others

Buddah Moskowitz said...

This was inspired "weeping willow on some days
an oak on others" - great job!

Anonymous said...

Well just so beautifully put!

Ellecee said...

Enjoyed this so much, I , too, liked the line "weeping willow on some days, an oak on others",,you've painted a portrait of an interesting woman,,,

Hannah said...

Intriguing to close on "paradox" I like the mention of true...lives can be like this...great metaphor, Gemma.

hedgewitch said...

Aren't we all--or at least the most interesting of us, anyway. I love your weave of contrasts and of smooth and nobbly images. Not to mention the striking image--the heartwood that shines so palely when all else is tripped away.

The Bizza said...

Well-played, well-written. I love every line, especially how you tied it together at the end with "paradox".

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