Lest we forget

You are better than unicorns
and moonshine combined.

You are better than gossamer
and fireflies entwined.

Make sure to notice
the collateral beauty
of dreaming and dreading,
wishing and fearing,
abysses and mountains,
venom and honey
in a kiss
that numbs
and talks to my heart

about the color of a feeling.


Art by Helen Flockhart.


She is primarily a teacher of English. Also her mind is lured by goodies like finance, economics, interest rates, the stock market, as she has a hankering for how the money is made. Nevertheless she is a dreamer on a cloud...As dreams cost nothing... In ordinary days she is a word-weaver for everything and everything that breathes. In the best of days she just follows the seasons by means of bike, skis, or roller-skates. She is grateful to all colors of the world and to people who read, laugh, smile and drop a line here, or on her email.

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32 comments on “Lest we forget
  1. InfiniteZip says:

    ❤ beautiful piece ❤

    Liked by 2 people

  2. This is beautiful 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. restlessjo says:

    Wonderful! Sorry it took me so long to get here. I don’t blog when I’m traveling so I’m now playing catch up 🙂 Many thanks for the follow.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Tanveer Rauf says:

    venom and honey in a kiss—— beautiful 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Roy Evans says:

    Awesome! I loved it

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Nancy J says:

    Lovely poem. Incredible imagery. Beautifully penned!

    Liked by 2 people

  7. I really loved this – the words are beautiful and so is the image.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. samba2017 says:

    Thanks for sharing! It is really good to read other people’s poetry. I have just started a poetry blog here on WordPress and today’s poem is about mountains in case you have time to look? Sam 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  9. pencillust says:

    this is amazing! hope you check my poem too
    im a rookie poet https://pencillust.wordpress.com/

    Liked by 1 person

  10. This was an incredible piece of imagery.
    I wish that you check mine to although i am a new blogger and feel free to follow back.
    Thank u

    Liked by 1 person

  11. inaloveworld says:

    So beautiful! Thank you for sharing! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

Your words are stardust, they shine and sparkle in my heart. Thank you!

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