Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Yellow and green

on days like these
the rain speaks to my skin
entering its many mouths
rolling across in minute tongues
whispering of daffodil yellow
and the sap's green tide


Anonymous yllstonewolf said...

lovely and sensory. glad to have you back!

4/04/2006 9:44 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Oh, gives me goosebumps ... sensual and beautiful. I'm glad you're back too.

4/04/2006 11:23 AM  
Blogger Brenda said...

Ooh, I love that! The "many mouths" and "minutes tongues" of the rain 'speaking to your skin' is an amazing image. xo

4/04/2006 12:15 PM  
Blogger Lhombre said...

Ah! Azulejo! So...now you are a painter too! Beautiful imagery!

4/04/2006 12:45 PM  
Blogger mermaid said...

Out of the sky, on to the earth, into your skin and words where it belongs.

4/04/2006 2:11 PM  
Blogger rdl said...

very nice, and concise. :D

4/04/2006 3:26 PM  
Blogger Sky said...

nurturing rain, sensual perception, colors of spring...pefect!

4/04/2006 8:23 PM  
Blogger alan said...

mmmm glad you're back; my heart missed you!


4/05/2006 2:19 AM  
Anonymous guile said...

i simple love it :)..

4/05/2006 3:13 AM  
Blogger Lori Witzel said...

Lovely rain-drops...and especially like the tiny multiplicity in the image.

Wish it would rain here more.

4/05/2006 4:00 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Anne, it's good to be back, thank you.

Mary, your response makes me chuckle — I suppose goosebumps are a very appropriate response! And thanks for the welcome.

Brenda, I'm glad you liked that. Sometimes I am startled by the images that arrive... like this.

Chico, you honor me. Pero creo que tu estas demasiado generoso. Pienso siempre en imagenes, en colores y luz, en formas, en visiones... estoy sinestista (?), tu sabes... y yo intento a representar estes visiones en palabras... es todo que puedo hacer, intentar. Pero no puedo pintar como ti!

4/05/2006 9:54 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Mermaid... and into our thirsty souls, I hope!

rdl, thanks. I'm pleased you enjoyed it.

Sky, more rain today, which is unusual for here. It just seems to keep coming down. I keep admiring how vivid the colors are in this moody light.

Alan, ah, your kind words always make me smile. Thank you!

Hey, Guile! Good to hear from your corner of the world! Thanks for stopping by.

4/05/2006 10:00 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Lori, those of us in dry climates thirst for rain! Which is part of what this poem is about for me. I sympathize, having been too dried out over many a month.

4/05/2006 10:29 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

I like this one, a simple, senual image without explanation. Nice.

4/06/2006 11:37 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Thanks, Amy. It's so good to see you back. Thanks for stopping by.

4/06/2006 12:06 PM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

You can make rain sound good, the sweet smell of spring

4/07/2006 1:17 PM  
Blogger Thunderowl said...

After owls, rain is my favoretist
(is that a word?)thing in the world! It's beautifully portraied in your poem!:)

4/17/2006 3:17 PM  

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