While Watching the Rain

 

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Forest leaves fall

Into a nocturne lake

Reflecting the deep waters

Of a celestial sea

Merging to meet

The purpling vineyard horizon

That brightens basalt bark

And Oregon coastal sands

Kissed by the pearlescent waves

Of a winter ocean.

 

*I came up with this poem while knitting on a shawl on a rainy day listening to Moon by George Winston-the name of the colors of the yarn I am using are in the poem: Forest, Nocturne, Deep Waters, Vineyard, Basalt, Oregon Coast, and Pearlescent. Everything-yarn, words, music-joined together in one peaceful, harmonic moment. Proof that inspiration can come from anything.

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9 comments on “While Watching the Rain

  1. bobcabkings says:

    I can picture knitting (not my own self – total ignorance) to this music on a rainy day and making poetry. Poem and music are both lovely. Thanks, Jesi and Lizzi.

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  2. bobcabkings says:

    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    A poem and its story from Jesi

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  3. Lizzi says:

    Well now, that’s VERY impressive, my fellow Bard! To have woven (ha ha) the names of the yarn into your words…GORGEOUS! And I felt as though I could see the coastline… *happysighs*

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