Treasure Island

Debora Short

(August 4 / Florida)

The Meltdown


You saw her once
In colorless kimonos
And again
In agricultural greens
But did you really ever understand her?

Sauntering
Into that tiny crevice
Prismatic
Rainbows once
Glowed pristinely in the horizon

All
Perceived colors
Red, yellow, orange
Violet, blue, and green
Arc-ed ethereally

A spectrum
Where long waves
To the right
Serenade and sooth
Harried souls

To left
Rapidly cast
Short waves
Marking forces
Of ancient darkness

In time and space
She walks
Her shadows
Exist concretely in history
Chameleons’ very energy

You saw her once
In colorless kimonos
And again
In agricultural greens
But did you really ever understand her?

(Contextual Electromagnetic Waves
in Contemplation, Tennessee, April 12,2007)

Submitted: Thursday, April 12, 2007
Edited: Monday, February 14, 2011

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  • Sean North (4/12/2007 10:51:00 PM)

    its BeEn A whiLe, Debora..... BuT ThE wAiT was SOOOOOOOO worth it, anOthEr StUniNgLy BeAuTiFuLL PiecE, DR Short (Report) Reply

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