Anthony Weir

Rookie (13th September 1941)

A Path In Lake Waters - Poem by Anthony Weir

Between the sleeping and the dreaming
Lie the landing and the boat
Between strange and stranger shore
A timeless lake
A floating door
A ferryman

The ancient guide
Manifest dream-master
Mythic ithyphallic bride

I am the dismembered masker
Orpheus come like ore
In the dazzling dark
The teeming maze of the mine
To drink the piss of the Minotaur

Though dreams like myths and stems entwine
We dream apart
Each drowning as we grasp the door
Abstract as thresholds
Scattered in the silent roar

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  • (5/6/2006 7:36:00 AM)

    i like some of your word combinations.
    clever & original: Mythic ithyphallic bride.
    i think this one needed more though, you had us n then u lost us n then i was there with the last line. i do like the fantastical ones that delve into the imagination
    and create vivid imagery. so keep it up!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 6, 2006

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