poetry by j matthew waters

first blanket

the ancient ocean gave birth
to fertile earth admired from afar
worked by hands never seen

from its soil a new creation evolved
assisted by elements capable
of producing wind and fire

seedlings awakened and stretched
and instinctively sought to reach
the warmth of the outer dome

brown and green gradually gathered
throughout the valley
weaving itself into a blanket
of outlandish colors

november two thousand twelve
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6 thoughts on “first blanket

  1. carolineskanne on said:


  2. David Johnston on said:

    Thanks for your work

  3. Love this one very much, John…

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