Monday, November 20, 2006


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gold-sprayed papyrus
russet speckled,
crescent moonflakes
woven by weevils,
filigrees laced
with ice
on frosted
dewy grass



Kate said...

I like the line "laced with ice", it just sounds like beautiful fall to winter leaves :D

Wendell said...

Hi Coral..
Hope all is well.... :)

Jerry Bolton said...

Simplistic words can carry heavy meaning from time to time. This one is no exception, I especially liked the
"gold-sprayed papyrus / laced with ice." Beautiful poetry.

CoralPoetry said...

Kate and Jerry,

Thank you for checking out my blog. I am so pleased you liked the poem.


Thank you for your valuable input. Yes, I am OK for the time being. Thanx for your concern. Your words are a great source of comfort to me.


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CoralPoetry said...


Thank you for checking out my blog and for your kind comments on my poems. Congrats on the launch of your interesting and well- presented news magazine.

I have bookmarked your mag for future reference - with a view to subscription when I am next available (probably sometime in the New Year).

Good luck,

Goncalo Veiga said...

Interesting blog you've got here. I should come back soon to check up your poetry with more time.

Me and a friend of mine have a poetry reading group in Portugal, meaning that we only read them in Portuguese, but every now and then we post it in English in our blog. If you ever feel like checking it out or adding it to your links, that would be very nice.

My blog is and my poetry group is called Poesia Para Ninguém (meaning Poetry For No-one). If you pass by either each one, feel free to drop a comment.

Keep the poetry flowing!

C. E. Chaffin said...

Sinuous language but a bit over the top with "woven by weevils."

CoralPoetry said...

Goncalo Veiga,

Thank you for reading my poetry. I like poetry of all shapes and in most languages, but I haven’t tried Portuguese. I will visit your blog shortly.

Craig Erick,

Thank you for your comment. I have sent you an email.


Bones said...

I wish I understood poetry. I mean I understand it, but I dont get it.

I think it might be like wine. I can actually taste the fruity overtones or the oak, and lots of people just taste wine. maybe thats a good analogy, or maybe not.

I just wish I got it.

Px said...

that's nice :) i must try to remember to come back here

Matt said...

Nice work. Many thanks for sharing it.
Best wishes.

CoralPoetry said...

Thank you, everyone, for calling at my blog and for your kind comments that warm the cockles of my heart. Much appreciated!


Bossxero said...

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CoralPoetry said...

Hi, Bossxero,

Thanks for checking out my blog. Yours is very interesting. Before my poetry predilection, I used to dabble a bit in predictions. Mine were accurate more often than not.


getzapped said...

nice imagery and sounds in this simple poem. The picture is lovely too!