Friday, July 22, 2016

Poems for Two Nieces

Poems for Two Nieces

(Poems of snapping pictures of the moment)

1)   A Day in Lima (poem)

Sharla & Sheryl—7-21—2016 (Lima)

A foggy evening is expected,
It will come…
The day is over.
The visitors have gone back home—
The girls are having a massage.

The rooster has yet to croak,
But he will…
A drizzle of rain seeps down
Throughout the air.
Lima’s a noisy city.

The girls will catch a taxi home
Rosa’s eating cabbage and carrots.
In two more days the girls
Will go back to America.

#5307/21 July, 2016 / For Sharla and Sheryl

2)  Slow Morning (Haiku)

Slow morning—with rain
July’s early noon, pale, bleak!
Forlornness, in Lima.

#5309/22 July 2016 / For Sharla and Sheryl

3)  Coffee at Mall Del Sur

Like new grass, Sharla and I smelt coffee bags today.
The spirit moving around in them: I could see into
The darkness of the bag—
Blazing up ascents with spiral motions, —the

#5310; 22 July 2016 / For Sharla and Sheryl

4)  Rain will Fall

This poem should express: thoughts we
have not yet thought, as with my two nieces
whom have come afar to visit me!
Those thoughts, now visible bodies, with eyes
and ears, have lived through the rain.
They have become a new and unusual, exciting
volume for my life, perhaps I for theirs
Is it not true, this is the tip of the tail, for life?
Not to be disingenuous!
If not, one wastes his/her life….

#5306/21 July, 2016