Her Escape

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Inspired by the beautiful, peace-filling frosted window pane I see as I fall asleep. I look forward to bedtime just to be still and gaze at the sparkling window...

Her Escape

Escape

she gazes through starlight
face to the frosted pane
where a diamond studded landscape
fuses weary soul and brain

through glint and hue of tanzanite
her dreams begin to write

how shadowed tree limbs fall
to rise, upon the icy view
in sanctuary's quiet hall
marked with peace signs ~overdue

her need for stillness genuine
now scatters ash on venial sin

reposing, draped in holy light
no gloom of darkening cave
a poem of peace now flares
the flames upon her heart engrave

the fires of comfort thus ignite
embraced by the stars tonight

MLS

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JadedJezzabel commented on Her Escape

09-20-2010

wonderful write dear......love this line through glint and hue of tanzanite her dreams begin to write

bloomingsun

09/20/2010

I think that is my fave line from this one, also. Thanks so much for coming by to read and comment!

HarverTomsson commented on Her Escape

02-25-2010

A hint of Thanatopsis in this. The desire for peaceful dreamsleep competes with the dreamless sleep of death. For now, life wins out, but the eternal stars beckon. A great antiphonal theme between fire and frost. Human life is somewhere safely in between.

ginga commented on Her Escape

02-18-2010

sun, Exotic imagery in this poem that utilizes clever poetry devices. ginga

bloomingsun

02/18/2010

Thank you, thank you! It's great to hear from you again, and to get your thoughtful comments... much appreciated!

Marsink commented on Her Escape

02-14-2010

Very beautiful! I love how effective your imagery translates the words into the choicest visions of grace. Thanks for sharing your world so skillfully, again!

bloomingsun

02/15/2010

Thank you, Marck, for your lovely and most appreciated comment. So glad you came by to read and comment... thanks!

soulwriter commented on Her Escape

02-05-2010

I lived this, and felt the nature of the piece as well as your inner peacefulness... beautifully written and crafted to touch the senses. Write ON - Live StRonG! 10

bloomingsun

02/05/2010

Thank you so much for your heartfelt comment, I appreciate hearing from you and hope you will find time to come by again soon. Peace...

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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