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Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Mason Jars Of Suns


I collect the stars
And drop them into Mason jars
That once were home to
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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/20/2013 3:15:00 PM)

    When I read collection of stars in a bowl, I recall the first poem of 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' of poet Omar Khayyam (see PH)
    Awake! for Morning in the Bowl of Night
    Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight...
    Jar of stars nicely developed. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (6/13/2013 10:06:00 PM)

    It has a child's eccentricity, that makes it charming, was it the after mentioned wine that let you write this I imagine?
    I heard of catching stars but I'm afraid I get sun burned. (Report) Reply

  • Summer Wind (5/31/2013 4:17:00 PM)

    Beautiful in every way, while capturing fascination, loving smiles and my heart.

    Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (5/31/2013 12:11:00 PM)

    Delightful poem with marvelous use of metaphors, open your jar, take the light & illuminate the world...beneficial use of your poetry..great (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (5/28/2013 5:06:00 AM)

    Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself -William Hazlitt

    now after reading this piece i believe it......... (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (5/23/2013 8:18:00 AM)

    Beautiful free-spirited poem which twists and turns whichever way the sub-filled mason jars whimsically led. (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (5/22/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    Lovely imaginative poem! The electrifying lightning bolts- all suns- let out and scupernong wine kept inside! Sounds great! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/22/2013 12:35:00 AM)

    Like a visionry, you trapped all glowing objects in your jar and let it out to illumine the dark world around! ! I see each of them flying to all dark corners leaving a blazing trail on its way! I enjoyed the last part of it! The practical man in you put good use to the emptied jars... you made wine in them! ! Great! ! (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (5/21/2013 8:58:00 PM)

    A very imaginative poem.. I remember when back in the days Mason jars
    were used for canning, You used yours to capture the sun, stars and
    lightning bolts. Quite electrifying. A nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/20/2013 10:23:00 AM)

    yah, you have made the supernong wine out of the grapes..different kind of imagination.we know during fermentation the heat is released, but not this much of it.. beautiful suns! ! ! . (Report) Reply

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