Sunday, November 16, 2014

Stained Glass Windows

love/window/dream/lipstick - this was the prompt for a weekend poetry writing exercise at "April ". This was my poem. The painting is by Huang Hsiao-Hui, titled "Yellow Roses" 2014

I looked out the window
At the rain coming down
I saw a smudge of red lipstick
From yeas ago

Was it love
Or was it just a dream
I stepped closer
To see it better

It was a shred of a rose petal
Clinging to the wet glass
Like its life depended on it

                                                    ~  Sonali

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