Learn More

Warren Falcon

Rookie - 240 Points (04/23/52 - xxxx / Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA)

Annunciation - for Cesar Vallejo


Arriving late to love

the broken tower
mourns its ringing ruin.
Long drought of air
stills the clapper.

But one breath, Trembler,
cracks metal.
Muteness falls away.

Frightened doves scatter.

Annunciation of rafters:

Come.

Remember gaiety,
how to sway.

Who pulls the rope
are many.

Silver coin,
fly up from

empty fountain,

renew into
wishful hand
a saint's
pocket prayer
returning.

Poor in heart, scatter.

Bread, swell upon
leaning monuments.

Flowers
for the dead,

wildly grow
pinching lovers

kissing

over

open

graves.


Black Rooster
searching
scratches
all dawns.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Topic of this poem: death


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Annunciation - for Cesar Vallejo by Warren Falcon )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. A Life-Lesson, James Whitcomb Riley
  8. Blue Roses, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Not A Fairytale, Apolynn Lagaras
  2. let's worship nothing, forever, Mandolyn ...
  3. Keep Patience and Stand, Kumarmani Mahakul
  4. Nothing Seems Right, Andrew Butler
  5. Seventeen Thoughts, A Lifetime, Kewayne Wadley
  6. Strangers Welcome, Kewayne Wadley
  7. What is truth?, Edward Clapham
  8. A Most Happy Holiday, Dorothy (Alves) Holmes
  9. Christmas - Christmas, Dorothy (Alves) Holmes
  10. Cage, Sarvesh wahie
[Hata Bildir]