Tinker Posted February 6, 2010 Share Posted February 6, 2010 Malaise (revision)Naked limbs jutfrom moss coveredtree trunks as ifdead or dyingand the occasional faded bloomlimps into the rain. .Wet fallen leavesmat the garden pathwith a slick brown malaisethat seeps into my pores.Winter is a drugthat locks me inside my cave,freezes my bodyand dampens my minduntil my thoughtsemerge soggy and flat.-- Judi Van GorderMalaiseNaked limbs jutfrom moss covered tree trunksas if dead or dyingand the occasional faded bloom limpsinto the rain. to depress and silence the earth.Wet fallen leaves matthe garden path with a slick brown malaisethat seeps into my pores.I wait, cold and dispirited.Winter, like a drugthat locks me inside my cave,freezes my bodyand dampens my mind untilmy thoughts emerge soggy and flat.-- Judi Van GorderI haven't written anything for a while so here is a rough draft from this morning. I am open to suggestions for improvement. Normally I work with a poem awhile before posting. This one is its raw self. ~~Tink Sorry, I am already slashing and dashing. Doesn't leave much. Quote ~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~ For permission to use this work you can write to Tinker1111@icloud.com Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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