Sunday, April 3, 2011

Winter Sunset (The Pink Below)















Super psychedelic sunset
exuding supernatural glow--
washboard clouds scan ‘cross the skyline
and filter through the pink below.

Shortened days, long nights combine--
becoming part of winter’s flow.
Appearing yet, another sign:
cold evening sky, the pink below.

To these gray days we come, resigned--
world hidden under virgin snow.
Inside our houses now confined,
we view through glass--the pink below.


©Copyright G. Brannan November 2010 
Photo from author's personal collection
Sharing at d'Verse Poets Pub Open Link Night #20, 11/29/11 

9 comments:

  1. Love rhyming words...like the snowy images though in reality I dread the coming of this season ~

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  2. Gorgeous, Ginny. You do nature poetry very well...very evocative and perfect timing for this little gem.

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  3. Your repetition brings great emphasis and ultimately, finality to this piece. It's all very seamless and natural-feeling, which is so hard to do. From psychedelia to resigned confinement...an artful transition. Very nice work.

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  4. sorry it has taken me forever to get here tonight ginny...thanks for stopping on by...smiles.

    winter has yet to get here but i ear this is the week...i look forward to snow but not the seclusion...i need people to thrive honestly...

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  5. Love the image as well as the imagery of your words. The sense of color pervading everything including the inside of our houses. Nice poem!

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  6. 'washboard sky'.. perfect. Your sense of awe and appreciation come across so well Ginny. Lovely downward lilt to conclude.

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  7. Evocative imagery in the color symbolism and the seasonal references. Well done.

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