John Lars Zwerenz

(1-5-69 / Kew Gardens, New York, USA)

The Courtyard


THE COURTYARD

I am drunk with waves, I am drunk with wine.
I have returned from Spain with gold and gems.
I have found my princess donning diadems,
In the courtyard where the stones meet vine.

She wanders as a gypsy in the vast, marble square,
Where slender fountains rise in the cool, spring air.
Her home is up high, on the terrace of the tower,
Where she sings of fair love to the trees above the bower.

~ John Lars Zwerenz

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013
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