Sean Joyce

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Observe Now Under One Umbrella A Stage-Struck Cat Recites Othello - Poem by Sean Joyce

The twinkling bliss of
sunlight on green leaves
The moving tapestry of
images it weaves
As we fall further into sleep
deciphering electricity as dreams

Blue water falls to smithereens
from fountains made of silver beams
And all around this garden of repose
tranquillity’s bewildered by a rose

A rainbow morphs to a gothic arch
a certain serendipity diverts our path
Then half awake we giggle at these schemes
that tickle twice this fuselage of dreams

Observe now under one umbrella
A stage-struck cat recites Othello
synapse flip-flap a glittering bling
sunflowers are frightened by a ring

Alas a clock alarms its right
To toll the knell of parting night
Dream makers pack away to hide
The work that reason can’t abide

The day will have its rightful place
Do what you must do - to save face
We dream our fears or die of fright
and darn the ragged sleave at night


Comments about Observe Now Under One Umbrella A Stage-Struck Cat Recites Othello by Sean Joyce

  • (9/13/2007 7:43:00 AM)

    The flickering images
    As they move
    One chasing others from the stages
    From far right or below and above.

    Or is it the cascade of near thought
    That perhaps a bit of pizza wrought
    Upsetting the apple cart
    As the dreams in and out of focus dart.

    Regardless the moment must come
    When all dreams are undone
    And reality returns to dictate
    What and where one must micturate.

    Then back to bed and blissful sleep
    Where the dreams you hope to keep
    Alive to reenter the world of fantasy
    And your cat can recite the rest of th' play.

    Thanks for the memory!
    s
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 8, 2011


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