I am pleased to be adding another page to my blog. It is for poetry. I fell in love with Edna St. Vincent Millay several years ago when I was given her books. I wrote a few poems after being inspired so am now sharing them. These were all written in 2004.
I will be creating illustrations for these, the words create vivid images for me and hopefully for you.
" Breath of Fresh Air."
I can not breathe the colors in
Deep enough, with up-stretched arms I stand
Belly out, breathing memories of my sins.
Eyes scanning trees, sky, sea and land
Searching...clinging till a moments end.
Then moving onto a single leaf, turned bright crimson and yellow.
Determined to find, a short reprive,
Exhaling pain, forcefully squeezing the bellow,
Empty lungs making room for the belief
That the joy and laughter and peace
Will one day, in a breath of color, be my long-lasting relief.
D.S. HOBBS 2004