Sea Winds

“Where can a blind man go who is pursued by bees?” Pablo Neruda

He knows not to go in the clover patch. He can smell its sweetness and cannot enter. His forgotten place he longs for— along the shore of the Mediterranean with wind moving in his hair.

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dVerse prompt on questioning in poetry. Answering Neruda.

Sea Winds

Spring Clear Cut

 

bees gather pollen

make honey to eat so sweet

to me it’s a sneeze

how my weeping eyes

itch and burn for fallen trees

remember the bee

hives on the branches

they really will replant this

by giving them time

we can defeat this
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dVerse prompt on “gathering” in quadrille form as the pollen is falling in my neighborhood and the logging trucks are coming to clear cut the neighbor’s property

Spring Clear Cut