Like forever meets the mist.

Strangled in shades, like caved falling fingers by the creeping river
Plunged too brightly in the shadows forever, like forever meets the mist
In the emptiness of the humming autumn red fruited and lowly kissed
On the swath of land, haunts them, hunts them in the dwelling giver

Of promised rapture, the vowel of drunken aesthetic alive and liver,
The boast tendered from the mouthed language, limbless to insist
Strangled in shades, like caved falling fingers by the creeping river
Plunged too brightly in the shadows forever, like forever meets the mist

And remembering infinity when it is grasped in nature’s wolfed slithers,
Flocked as ghosts, as words of humanity undressing in a torn darkening mist
And there is not a forever, we must surrender as the dazzle of the sky blurs in starlit
Blood fall days when the moon is stuccoed with white, the red ghosts, we only shiver
Strangled in shades, like caved falling fingers by the creeping river.

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Rondel poetic form.


  12 comments for “Like forever meets the mist.

  1. February 19, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    Bravo, Lucy!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. February 20, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

    POWERFUL WRITING!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. February 20, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Ooh; I love this form, and -especially- your poem using it.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. February 20, 2020 at 11:16 pm

    Wow, that was wonderful!

    Liked by 2 people

    • February 20, 2020 at 11:18 pm

      Aww, thank you. ☺️

      Like

  5. February 24, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    a new to me form, so can’t comment much on that but i love your use of repetition and rhyme

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 24, 2020 at 10:09 pm

      Thanks! 😀 This form is new to me as well. I’ve been trying different poetry forms here and there in my writing. So happy you enjoyed this.

      Liked by 1 person

      • February 24, 2020 at 10:16 pm

        it was beautiful to read out loud, I love forms too and may try this in future,

        Liked by 1 person

      • February 24, 2020 at 10:19 pm

        It was very fun to try. Would definitely recommend. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

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