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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Monday, April 11, 2011

Magic in a Glass

image courtesy of Magpie Tales 61
Plums, cherries
Tobacco and oak
Elixir
Ruby blood
Inhale the scents of soil
Taste drops of past lives

submitted for Magpie Tales 61

25 comments:

Lane Savant said...

Tasty

versebender said...

I read this and find myself sitting in a comfortable leather chair...alone and contemplating just the things you write about. This one felt real to me. Vb

Ella said...

That would be a Merlot maybe?!

Lisa said...

Very nice post.

Lisa
InspiredbyLisa

Martin H. said...

Vintage stuff!

Isabel Doyle said...

lovely tasting notes!

Lyn said...

This is such a sensual experience!! Vintage!!

Mrs. Hyde said...

It is indeed magic because sometimes it's the difference between sanity and being arrested for child abuse, or more specifically, teenager abuse.

R. Burnett Baker said...

I've tasted many past lives, and a few "future" ones too! Nicely expressed!

Rick

R. Burnett Baker said...

I've tasted a few of those past lives, and a few future ones, too! Very nicely expressed!

Rick

PS: Tried to post a comment, but it didn't take...Hope this doesn't become a duplicate!

Lolamouse said...

Rick-Sometimes it takes me a day or two to review the comments before they post. Sorry for the delay.

Jinksy said...

The wine aids time travel, then? :)

Olivia said...

hmmm.. set me thinking- taste drops of past lives..? usually taste the approaching things!!

Many Hugs xx

Lena said...

I'll have a glass in any life, me.......!

Helen said...

Oh Yes! All of this in a great glass of red wine. Nicely done Mouse!

Brian Miller said...

oh that last line is very rich to taste...smiles.

Reflections said...

Aged well.... for just the perfect hint of flavor.

earlybird said...

Sounds like a well rounded vintage to me! Good response.

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Perfect imagery embracing all the senses!

Anna :o]

Tumblewords: said...

This is so magical!

Trellissimo said...

Spoken like a true connoisseur!

120 Socks said...

Really interesting take on the prompt, love the whole sensual connection to soil and past lives.

Steve Isaak said...

Good, tight write. Made me smile - thanks for that, again. =)

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

love this one...
superb job.

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

beautiful write…

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