elysabeth faslund

Rookie (11/23/49 / Thibodaux. Louisiana)

elysabeth faslund Poems

521. Goodbye, Uncle Punt 7/25/2009
522. ..........................Dunces In A Confederacy 6/26/2009
523. ........Noah, His Pal, And The Ark 2/28/2009
524. ................................Caligula 7/1/2009
525. Cupid Needs A Spanking... (Humor) 7/22/2007
526. Earth-Woman 5/2/2007
527. A Winter Willow... Sonnet 9/10/2007
528. .........................The Book Of Lilith, Part 2 12/31/2010
529. Paula Deen...Racism 6/24/2013
530. ......................Call Me Wild Moon 12/24/2009
531. Walking In Sunshine...Are You Watching Me Now? 9/23/2008
532. Butterflies And Kites...Goodnight 6/5/2008
533. ......Bengal Tiger 8/24/2008
534. Blood Type Of Space 6/22/2007
535. Forgive 6/16/2007
536. Happy Hour Stew...If You Like Silly Poems..... 1/23/2008
537. ................Taming Of The Shrew 8/27/2008
538. I Hear The Cat. Listen. Listen.... 4/12/2009
539. 'The Lion In Winter'....A Takeoff Poem 12/12/2010
540. .......Everest...Growing Upwards 8/27/2008
541. ..............Strawberries And Divorce 8/28/2008
542. Katrina: Stairs On The Water 5/23/2007
543. Advice From My First Marriage 7/28/2007
544. The Gardener's Wisdom 4/16/2008
545. Parody Of John Keats 'On The Sonnet' 8/11/2009
546. Global Warming...Sonnet* 8/22/2007
547. .....Children's Eyes And Children's Toys 9/14/2008
548. Dumb Blondes...I'M One! ! ...(Humor) 6/27/2007
549. A Woman Says 'Talk Dirty To Me'...(Humor) * 6/5/2007
550. Friends Around The World 6/24/2013
551. Jabberwocky Grows Up 11/9/2008
552. Children's Eyes, Children's Toys 8/26/2008
Best Poem of elysabeth faslund

Children's Eyes, Children's Toys

What are seasons but children's soft dreams, and
Sunrise, their opening eyes?
Seeing at a glance
The days and years open...waiting,
Fringed with softness, or
Laced with abandon...

Like playing dress-up in the attic
With Aunt Dorothy's hat and gloves...
Not remembering the season
She died in childbirth...
And yet,
Ready to hear the story and pass it
Beyond their years...
To other ages.

Like playing with 'Bunny' in a toy crib,
Feeding her, patting, hugging...
Not yet realizing it is their son or
Daughter's crib...in a ...

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Nepal*

Sandstone talons etched your name, tested your ripeness,
Signaled to eagle-high ledges...
A foot rose, fell, and your soul was at one with the peak.
You became one with the mountain...
Did it become one with you...
Did you both journey higher, lower, or to the side.
Hard to hide a mountain, easy to cover a soul,
Until Eternity's dust settles...
Other mountains, other souls, waiting within the air.

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