to peace

a cauldron of clay
with a warming miniature sea
on a mattress of wood
slow embers beneath
horizon before
imprints of sand
breaking dawn at the shore
all it needs the scene
a little wind to blow
fan the forever flames
burnt the cauldron breaks
boiling water runs free
to damp the raging flame
runs back to the sand
soaks back to the sea
flies back to the wind
to peace


4 Responses

  1. good to see

    ~MM – Thank you Deanjbaker! Welcome to my blog ๐Ÿ™‚ …

  2. beautiful image, great pattern, deep thoughts…

    ~MM – Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ !!

  3. Intriguing and different type poem. It has the lovely language and feel of your poetry and an enticing idea, just out of reach, behind the poem. Cool,

    ~MM – Thanks a lot Paul ๐Ÿ™‚ !!

  4. I love the imagery, it would make a great vignette….

    ~MM – Thanks Damyanti !! It was unconscious, I had to look up vignette actually ๐Ÿ™‚ , this is the first I have heard of the form …

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