Double Reflection

Written for:  Sunday Muse #162  (posted by Carrie)

after deluge
water pools amidst stones
bird marvels at swimming moon
sees his body reflected
in both water and moonlight

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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34 Responses to Double Reflection

  1. Portofino says:

    A worthy response to an evocative image. Well done!


  2. Helen L Dehner says:

    You made the image come to life, I could feel his sense of wonder!

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  3. “swimming moon” – gorgeous image to follow this prompt


  4. Carrie V. H. says:

    This is truly wonderful Sara!


  5. wyndolynne says:

    A beautiful celebration of reflection and puddles. 🙂


  6. Beverly Crawford says:

    You captured the scene brilliantly and succinctly!


  7. Beverly Crawford says:

    You captured the scene brilliantly and succinctly!


  8. Sunita Prasad says:

    A fine take on the prompt.


  9. msjadeli says:

    I like how you show the crow as a pondering being.


  10. qbit says:

    “bird marvels at swimming moon” – great line.


  11. Sherry Marr says:

    I love the “swimming moon”. Very nice.


  12. Truedessa says:

    I too like the line about the “swimming moon” – it makes me want to jump in…


  13. robtkistner says:

    Brief but strong Sara.


  14. 🙂 We both saw the moon as swimming.


  15. this was a beautiful read, loved the form, is it tanka?


  16. Susie Clevenger says:

    “swimming moon” love that


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