Tag Archives: Madison Woods

“Progress”

I sit on a ledge On the edge of a slope And stare at the land Which falls away from me. Trees, brush and grasses Disappear beneath The mist that rises From the river below. I cannot see the trailers … Continue reading

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“A Life Story”

A shell, its two halves Still joined, Lies open on the sand Barely covered by The shallow waters Of the lagoon. A single raindrop Pierces the sea And lands on one half Of the shell. Blessed with new life, It … Continue reading

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“The Miracle of Her Beauty”

Her hair is the color of sunlight On grape leaves in summer. Her eyes, the soft grey-green of fir trees Wrapped in the mist of early evening. Her skin is bronzed like the half-hardened Vines which nurse the fruit In … Continue reading

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“Desolation”

Dead branches slice the viewscape Like the first rivulets Of paint poured onto A¬†Jackson Pollock canvas. The flat, two-dimensional scars Seek further definition From the solitary bird That sits on its battered perch. But it spreads its wings And flies … Continue reading

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