Ablaze

This poem was inspired by the photograph below of a person who happens to be an artist, dreamer, photographer, blogger, motivator and friend. Her self-photo has a golden quality to it and this poem is the result. Now check our her blog at Dangerous Linda.ย Go on, skeddadle.

Ablaze

she was not content to live in
shadow
as pearls do hidden
away until their luminescent
reveal

she was light so much so that
ordinary
could not surround her
one flaxen glance and it blazed
away

she bathed in brilliance arms wide to
embrace
the ritual cascade golden rivulets of
honey and shining flecks of
wheat

she even dreamt in goldenrod while
moons
of harvest trailed her heartโ€™s flights
keeping the dark at
bay

ยฉ Pamela Rossow

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30 thoughts on “Ablaze”

  1. Wow! Its a fabulous poem full of wonderful images like ‘moons of harvest trailed her heart’s flights’, ‘golden rivulets of honey and shining flecks of wheat’ etc. which go on to paint this poem in a ‘golden yellow hue’. Well, its a mirror held to the inner beauty of our dear Linda.
    dear Pamela, thanks for sharing these lines with us.
    -Portia

  2. Beautiful Poem Pamela. Linda carries her light with her, sending shadows into hiding and creating new ones for us to admire. She’s creative like that;) Well done Pamela โค

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