jdubqca

poetry by j matthew waters

scrying pool


no sooner did he dream
of the shallow pond
it became real
outside his back door

he filled it with koi
lilies and bog plants
laboring with love
on hands and knees

as in the dream
he sprinkled the surface
with crushed meteorite
and butterfly wings

word soon spread
of the man with a gift
who gave visions
to strangers
in need of healing



december two thousand twelve
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

Single Post Navigation

8 thoughts on “scrying pool

  1. Majda Gilding on said:

    I don’t know how you do it Matthew but you do outdo yourself each time! I am so envious that I’ve started writing more poetry myself! You may have notice it on my tweeter @Annalena_7

    Best warm regards

    M

  2. Just the thought in what a pond can do, beautiful

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: