Connie Marcum Wong Poems

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1.
Dreams Of India

Her music haunts me
in such a knowing way
it makes me weep
and causes my heart to ache.
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2.
Pele, Goddess Of Fire

Pele's volcanic lava glows
In the evening’s twilight hour
With passion filled desire
Surging with her power.
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3.
Ode To Nature

Oh giver of life, you glorious Sun,
You instinctively know what must be done.
I bask in your warmth to gain energy;
Marvel how you raise up each plant and tree.
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4.
First Snow (Haibun)

Our cold crisp air augurs an early snow before Thanksgiving. I need to look for my warm fur-lined gloves. The snow tires are heaven knows where in our cluttered garage, but they must be searched for now not later, when frozen fumbling fingers complain loudly from the cold. Every year at this time, daydreams of warm weather on a tropic isle are floating through my mind.

floating blossoms drift
like snow in the tropic wind—
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5.
Inspiration

I never knew I’d be in heaven
In the autumn of my years;
Or that I’d be immerged
In the brilliant art of words,
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6.
Erin Go Bragh

At Ben Bulben’s feet Sligo stands
The home of such creative hands

Where poet William Yeats did grow.
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7.
Ballet Is Poetry

Ballet is poetry...
And both share in
The magical movement
That is defined as art.
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8.
Harmonious Relations

Take notice of your hand.
Each finger moves separately.
Each finger is a different size,
Yet all belong to the same hand.
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9.
Crystal Rain

When the rains burst forth
from heaven's lofty heights,
Apollo deigns to repress his golden light.
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10.
Dominion (Constanza)

Point of reference never came.
I waited eons just to see
The clever end of destiny.
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