30 April 2011


Day 29 PAD Challenge. Prompt: "Write an ode."

resurging like the green shoots pushing
through black, always reaching for
heaven, so, too, I reach for you,
best and brightest of all men

I feel you still, in common streets,
in pews of churches too, you linger long
in and about me, wreathing your
fingers, always, through my hair.

in this short space not enough
time or length to list your fairnesses,
shining, sunlike, on these poor
shoots, seeking only your attentions,

a breath or two of yours to warm
them, blossoms aborning, adorning you only

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