Treasure Island

Alek Lenth

(12/12/87 / El Paso)

Bella Donna


like...talk to the gods
metal towers
aloft tapered mountains
broadcast

like...look at the crows
black desert crows
are only noticed in the snow

what a photograph does better is
show you what I saw

and a camera captures this:
the color texture
context
(conceits)

but for the curve
of each petal
consider them
to show
what
to feel of them

are pulled
and placed

in full view now
O'Keefes 'Bella Donna'

confession is a mode of poetry
romantic is a mode de la poesie

and (et)

arrangement is our mode of poetry

(voila)
in full view now
O'Keefe

Submitted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, September 06, 2011

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  • Romeo Della Valle (7/23/2011 10:43:00 PM)

    A very impressive and poignant poem! I love its imagery as well as the well penned message! 10+++ Keep inspiring the world! You have what it takes to make it through the Poetry World: TALENT! Love and Peace for always! RDV from New York City... (Report) Reply

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