What can I give you?

What can I give you? I am the blue
as imagined by a blind
and the roots of knowledge
as watered by a scholar.

I am the yellow
wind and the mauve
respond of light
perched
in the ubiquitous trees
tethered in the clouds
that barely scratch
the sky.

I am the green
storm and colorless waves
that wished upon a mountain
to break water in tryst
with the sun.

Not by blindness
we can reorder colors
but by the painting of a soul
in a moment tender
as the liquid moon
is quivering above the forest.

 

Art by Jan Schmuckal.

 

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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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15 comments on “What can I give you?
  1. duskalert says:

    Lovedd it.!👌💖
    Thanku for sharing🌸💞🌼

    Liked by 2 people

  2. grumpytyke says:

    I particularly like (not a strong enough word) the final verse; it’s beautiful and tenderly comforting. 😘💙💛💜💚❤️

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Pretty high level stuff. One of your best imo!

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Beautiful poetry and image, Iulia.

    Liked by 2 people

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“Language is not like the sun,
heating and scorching
but like the moon
keeping secrets
and the arcane magic of the night
throwing stars
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