Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 12,843,600
VxPoem ID: 18295
Posted: December 2nd. 2005 11:43:32 AM
Up the Beanstalk
Age Group: Adult
I am often asked how the weather is
in my stratosphere, but I tend not to answer,
usually never heard the question; the air must be thick
where my ears live.
Most mornings when alone, I notice
half-colored rainbows that silhouette the horizon
on the other end of the street near my house; I sit
on the sidewalk, wait for the bus,
look in the chilly grass for magic beans.
Later in the day, walking
among the everyday throngs of people, cattle, I glance down,
see their eyes, notice dismayed frowns as I stumble
over them as they scatter out of my way. They are like ants
to me, I think to myself; I feel
like my head truly is “in the clouds, ” that I’m clueless
as the jolly green giant and the other beanpoles I pass, searching
their eyes, familiar as my own at this height.
I wonder at how I can sell the golden goose’s eggs
from underneath my own nose.
Author's Notes: Was just feeling tall (being 5'10 and all) . Reposted it so I could nix the other two, the cruddy original, and the second posting that had a badly written "revised" title. Bon appetit.
Author's Location: Columbia, Missouri
More Poems: Rook has posted 59 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Rook - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.