You may enjoy this more after reading the explanation at the end. Her mind works in intricate ways.
What is beautiful is easily lost
among my rambled thoughts
as I sit on the porch,
sipping my hot coffee
waiting and watching.
I study all the made up faces
from a bad dream glooming salon
my futile reminders of the chasms
on the pages, I know exist but lie
on an altar dignifying the God of chance
as if it were some kind of wonder
in this poet’s mind.
I attempted a cento which is using lines from different poets work to create a poem of my own. Cento is a latin word that means patchwork. Homer and Virgil were famous for this style of poetry.
I studied all the made up faces ~ Toast by Leonard Nathan
What is beautiful is easily lost ~ The Altar by Charles Simic
An altar dignifying the God of chance~ The Altar by Charles Simic
from a bad dream glooming salon ~ The…
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