Lynn W. Petty
Lynn W. Petty Poems
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The Bridal Chamber Of Thought
From where do the words of poetry come?
Where, in the bridal chamber of the brain,
Is poetic thought conceived?
Could it be that concept is impregnated
By a positive, receptive, attitude of a word,
Resulting in a creative impression then, a unit of meaning,
Becoming recognized in its emergent form?
We do not know.
Where, in the belly of the brain, is the dilatable
Expanse for thematic gestation?
What are the propelling elements that add
To the progressive embryonic change of conception,
From implantation through the rudimentary of imagery, ...
I Think Well Of Her
It was years ago when I first met her.
She was the siren of Laguna Beach,
Well endowed, a body to be envied
By all women and, licentiously desired by all men.
She walked like a cat; mysterious, behind her large, darkly
Tinted glasses, causing people to turn and watch
As she silently passed them by.
She was not pretentious, she was herself,
As she was born to be. She was not young