free verse of the unfettered


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Not all things can be contained:
casketed in rhyme, scanned into
a neat line, strait-jacket-strapped,
iambic packet-wrapped –
 
 

the way
summer butter
++++++++s l i d e s
into beachfire toasted muffins,
 

the hush of a shared
alpaca blanket as it
+++++++++++silks
against salt-naked skin,
 

or you, in the morning;
charcoal lashes
++++++++lifting
through a sweat-glistened fringe.
 
 

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One response to “free verse of the unfettered

  1. Gorgeous poetry, Julie.

    Love the concept and your execution is faultless. Love this one more each time I read it.

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