Friday, July 11, 2008

Ophelia poems

This form comes from the mind of Cynthia, on Epiphany.

This form made me very happy, for many reasons, one being that my dog's name is Ophelia...hehe.

I have been trying little bits and pieces. The form is 7-14 words, 2 lines, the first line shorter. The theme is romance, erotic, love, melancholia, a slightly dark edge....mine are all on the subject of temptation, which I thought was appropriate with the theme...

Whisper to her,
for she has a devilish light.

You are on the cusp
of thigh and abyss; she melts you.

Curl of root,
she breaks you with her arms.

Moss and blood
are in her mouth today.

She bends his breath
with her forked tongue.

Dirty and wet,
she plays in the shadow.

4 comments:

Cynthia said...

Oh! the Ophelia poems are so deliciously decandent -may I post
one or two during Ophelia week?

holly said...

Cynthia, So pleased that you like them! Sure...post away!

Michelle Johnson said...

This is great. I would like to see more of these written. I enjoyed reading this very much. Thanks for stopping by Poefusion. Have a nice night.

holly said...

Thank you Michelle, and I will be checking back to Poefusion. I like it!