Sunday, May 8, 2011

ARC OF THE RAINBOW/ Poetry Potluck #34


WHO CAN RESIST this week's Poetry Potluck #34 ?
Color, Spring, and RainbowCount me in...

ARC OF THE RAINBOW

I stood in the green arc
of the rainbow,
the other colors hovering,
waiting to absorb me,
make me red or yellow.

But blue, itself heavenly,
lifted me upwards
towards the sky.

All pooled into white,
a light turned on,

the beckoning path,
where familiar faces
looked my way,
hands waving me on.

But I decided to go back,
carrying a pot of gold,
hoping to spend it well.


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26 comments:

Jingle said...

Love rainbows.
magical word painting...

Thanks for being THERE.
A++

Happy Mothers Day,
You Rock.

Margie said...

So love that rainbow and so love your poem, Lyn.
It's lovely!

mindlovemisery said...

Very nice =) Inspiring. Oh if only I found a pot of gold

Lyn said...

Hi Jingle-
Always a pleasure to read your words...thanks!

Lyn said...

Hi Margie-
Lovely comment...thank you!

Lyn said...

Hi mindlovemisery-
So nice to welcome you! Pot of gold...it's there!!

booguloo said...

Near life experiences must be grand!

Lyn said...

Hi booguloo_
They are..I keep having them, still come back!! Thanks for dropping by..

Kim Nelson said...

The spiritual references are delightfully woven into this colorful piece, Lyn. I, too, am aware of and enamored by the effects and meanings of the rainbow's colors. Lovely.

lunawitch15 said...

hehe if only if only

Olivia said...

Pot of gold?
hmmmm.. That was nice indeed..

Rainbows do take you to heaven.. huh?
Many hugs xox

Lyn said...

Hi Kim-
Spirit and color..that says it to me!! Thank you!!

Lyn said...

Hi lunawitch15-
Pot of gold..I know!! Thanks...

Lyn said...

Hi Olivia-
The whole thing was just a fanciful dream for me...thanks!!

thingy said...

Wow, I love this one, Lyn! : )

Victoria said...

I enjoyed the tension of wanting to move on toward that rainbow but needing to go back.

Lyn said...

Hi thingy-
So glad you do..thanks!!

Lyn said...

Hi Victoria-
That is the story, I guess..thanks so much!!

bodhirose said...

This felt so ethereal and light. Job well done on the theme, Lyn.

JamieDedes said...

Spend it well ... as least as well as you have written! Nice work and what a fine photo as well. Enjoyed this post. Thanks!

Lyn said...

Hi bodhirose-
A pleasure to read your lovely comment..thank you!

Lyn said...

Hi Jamie-
Your comment.. always interesting...thank you!

mindsinger said...

Good imagry. You make the colors sing.

Lyn said...

Hi mindsinger-
This was a good one for me to do...thank you!

funnygirllola said...

I would love that if that is really what happens when you die.
Beautiful thank you.

Lyn said...

Hi funnygirllola-
Thanks for your visit..and I only speak my truth!! I like that point of view..

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