To Transmogrify

The human eye sees 
beyond the perceived image
Sees forms in clouds
geometry in wheatfields
Can focus on a spider
blending into tree bark
Sees the living art of self- transmogrified 
stick and leaf creatures
Man weaves reality and fantasy
A horse with ornate antlers becomes
a deer's fleet spirit bounding within 
the form of a beast of burden
Something ordinary tweaked
to bring suprise or curiosity 
or fear and awe -
[as the mighty Viking's horned helmet]
or dog-headed man, or a centaur
Enough to draw unexpected power
from Nature
Shadow and light are more than a divine balance
When dark forces blossom,  beyond experience
the unspoken occurs the unfolding of evil
from seeming innocence.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 10/26/2016 9:35:00 PM
great poem Suzanne
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Date: 10/3/2016 5:54:00 AM
'Shadow and light Are more than a divine balance' wow yes wonderful! Great freeverse with richness of imagery and muse. Thelaststanza rhymed so I enjoyed that too. Kudos. Soo nice to read from u again.
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Date: 10/1/2016 7:38:00 PM
wow, that last part is stunning. You conveyed with your poetry so much here, Suz. I loved this.
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Date: 9/28/2016 2:20:00 AM
Awesome write Suzanne, enjoyed reading this poem you have masterfully created. Regards, Craig
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Date: 9/24/2016 11:38:00 PM
Hi, Suz, a clever write with a deep message. This is very different from most of the ones you join in my contest. hehehe, I am now realizing, how awesome you are, always have been. I do love reading your poetry, even if I don't leave a comment or smile, I want you to know, your poetry is growing on me..... hugs. LINDA
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Date: 9/20/2016 10:08:00 PM
This is so cool, I really enjoyed it.
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Date: 8/31/2016 12:12:00 AM
Write,write and then write some more.This one moves me. p.s. I never blocked you knowingly.Love your work.
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Date: 8/24/2016 3:00:00 AM
You have a poets eyes, Suzanne Delaney - My great pleasure to read...As always. May I be allowed to present my very best regards...And warmest wishes. :) john Goes without saying really...But an obvious seven of course.
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Date: 8/17/2016 11:20:00 AM
I love how you deal with the power of change and transformation, reality and fantasy, Suzanne. I suppose some things are best left alone! Warm regards // paul
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Date: 8/3/2016 6:11:00 AM
wow, suzanne, your brilliance as a free verse poet really shines in this one. Awesome!!
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Date: 7/31/2016 4:28:00 PM
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Date: 7/30/2016 4:15:00 PM
Very imaginitive, Suzanne! I take from this art of yours a path to love, jimbo
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Date: 7/30/2016 2:24:00 PM
Excellent Suzanne. A mixture of reality and fantasy. A winning style.
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Date: 7/30/2016 12:12:00 PM
This is wonderful Suzanne. Congratulations on your win! I hope you are doing fine settling in. Blessings, Connie ; ) 7
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Date: 7/29/2016 3:27:00 AM
An excellent, deep write, Suzanne. The last stanza is fabulous. Congratulations on your win in the contest. T.J
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Date: 7/28/2016 9:57:00 PM
Stunning write, Suzanne, Congratulations on your awesome win in my "Premiere Contest." Enjoy the few words I left on my blog. Forever *SKAT*
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Date: 7/28/2016 12:23:00 AM
Suzanne your wisdom is rich in the way of alchemy which was never about turning base metals into gold; but turning ones self into an enlightened human being. I've come back to the wonderful family that is poerty soup.And in the past I never blocked you ! I don't know how that happened.I'll try to figure that out. Read you latter od friend.
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