My Sole Dominion

poem about the earth

Poem

I betray the age of this earth.
With my tongue I paint the flames of evening wheat fields;
With my hair the billowing debutante gowns of willows;
With my toes the dripping emerald fringe of rolling green hills;
With my palms the legato hymnal of ocean waves.

This is my sole dominion.
When it is not cherished I grieve
and with my eyes draw silver chains of rain upon the shore.

 

more by A. M. LAINE

photograph by Layne Lawson

Image Curve’s Manifesto

Explore our Legends collection

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

You may also like...