Monday, March 29, 2010

crippilt bairn hauds's
palm-corse tae the licht
...hings on'ts sheddae




crippled child holds his
palm-cross to the light
...hangs on its shadow

(Palm Sunday)

6 comments:

  1. Complex scene. Line three seems to be too much, but then it opens other layers. A very tough one, John.

    Best wishes
    Ralf

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  2. Heartful. Hopeful. Faithful.

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  3. Fascinating, strong poem John

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  4. Line 2 holds a wealth of meanings

    much love
    gillena

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  5. very strong observational skills here, like it a lot

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