Interruption for Wonder



Tree boughs hang gold nets of shaking light
On the walls;
A cup holds slanted shadow;
I move a glass jug-
On it's curven side appears
A shining little window,
And when did I pour clouds and sky
Into this bowl?

How shall I finish my work,
Having constantly to marvel
Over these small wonders?

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Submitted by on April 07, 2024

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Scheme XXAXXAXX XXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 292
Words 61
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 3

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  • talygarza
    I liked the picture you wrote on the first line: “gold nets of shaking light”, I’m fond with boughs as permanent parts in nature so this first adds appeal to me as a reader. Then you advance towards walls, and then some kitchen’s things and the full idea appears clear. 
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