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Furore Poetica

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Furore Poetica

To collage in words, or with paper?

I  dream  and imagine 
caught in a zone of longing
to splash mediums, textures, 
affirmative words 
instill the essence of life's poetic fire
on a blank background.

On my table, a boskiness  of  trees
is, with darkest  leaves,
twisting across stone-wort rocks.
Mossy, dank and dappled in owl light,
the  source of life hangs, elixir-like. 

Calliope dances, 
silver bell trees bloom above star asters
Canterius,  halts motion
in a demivolte of stone 
There, where  hippogriffs have taken flight-
Epicamus' stand in waiting
for some distant cipher
to begin life.

A strange petalody
awaits blue flowering-paper- 
shaped, painted and glued
seem lifelike-
but there is no fragrance,
no fragility, and no
secret unfolding.

I am no God.

For Frank Herrera's  Practiced Passion  
Collage and Visual Poetry

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 2/14/2017 1:56:00 PM
A fantastic poem, Suzanne. It has so many archaic words that give it an ancient feel of divinity, God-inspired poetry. Enlighten me, what does the word "Furore" mean? A great poem though. Love and more love to you and yours.
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Date: 12/18/2016 7:13:00 PM
OMG, so wonderfully done. I bet he scored this one HIGH!!!! Congrats.
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Date: 12/6/2016 1:53:00 AM
It is a wonderful poem, it comes to life with you words. Congratulations!
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Date: 11/27/2016 9:36:00 AM
Such an exquisite/well-crafted poem. Congrats on the contest placement. -- Wesley C.
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Date: 11/22/2016 2:10:00 PM
ohhh, creative visuals fill this page... congrats with huggs on your greeat win, suZ!
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Date: 11/16/2016 3:41:00 AM
Your passion is so well described. Very visual and should do well in this contest. My good luck with you.
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Date: 11/15/2016 4:06:00 PM
This is a great poem my dear , I'm glad I've stopped by and read it , lovely flow really , hugs / / :)
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 11/15/2016 6:13:00 PM
Dear Dalia: So nice to meet you. Thanks for your positive feedback. SuZ