I hear the roar of a Harley…
by River Urke
My days blend with abstract strokes
marking my canvas of yesterday.
A painting with darks of red and green
broken hearts and shreds of torn dreams
ripples of ebbs and flows of mourning.
Our Orchid wilts in smears of gray
as Cardinals sing their afternoon song
I hear the roar of a Harley coming strong
flooding me with thoughts of you and I
riding mountain views and ocean blues
visions in colors of a time we made love
under a blooming canopy of Orchid.
In truth, our love was mostly a torrid affair
we hid with tangled webs of weak threads
and bitter trust.
I hear the roar of a Harley fading away
my abstract strokes I paint in hues of red.
Copyright ©: 4/2011
And that’s the End of the Poem
© Poetry Monster, 2021.
Poetry Monster — the ultimate repository of world poetry.
Poetry Monster — the multilingual library of poetic works. Here you’ll find original poems, poetry translations, ancient verses, ballads and even folk tales.
Poetry Monster (or even The Poetry Monster) — is also an international multilingual community of poets and poetry connoisseurs. Join us:
Some external links: The Bat’s Poetry Cave. — Fledermaus’s poetry site. Talking Writing Monster. — the irreverent and irrelevant chatter on subjects both serious and not quite. A free for all board. You can scribble anything on it without registration (but it doesn’t let spammers in). You can even post your poems. Qwant.com. — a search engine from France. It’s an alternative because there are a few alternatives, like Bing, Duckduckgo, and Ecosia. And there is Yandex, the ultimate language-oriented search engine for the Russophone world. Commercial Links: Russian Commerce – the foreign trade assistance agency Other links: Poems and poetry in Russian (if you are reading this in English, as you obviously are, then you’d have to switch the language, the language switch is on the menu. More on languages)