The Point of Return

pristine pages of                 possibility
flutter out the window
into the                                sky
fragile words
on wings of air
hovering
ready to fall
­                                              feathery
breaths of consonants
and vowels
eager to                                organise
themselves into meaning
lines and stanzas like birds
on a telephone                    wire
or notes on a stave
while the poet waits
­                                              patiently
for their return

Kim M. Russell, 2nd February 2019

‘The Turning Point’ David Bülow
Used with Permission

My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Art FLASH! / 55: The Turning Point,  also linked to Poets United Poetry Pantry

In Kerry’s first Art FLASH! / 55 this February, she has introduced us to David Bülow, Danish Architect and imaginer in ink, with his artwork entitled ‘The Turning Point’.

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49 thoughts on “The Point of Return

  1. lines and stanzas like birds
    on a telephone wire

    I just love that, Kim, and the whole direction the poem takes, especially the words floating away at the ends of the lines.

    Liked by 1 person

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