The Everyday Stirrings of Smallish Dragons

ulrike bolenzartwork by Ulrike Bolenz

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Shake the sky.

She’ll
curl low; trace
………maps, traps,

wings,
…..and other all
-important unfoldings.

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Written for magpie tales.

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14 Responses to The Everyday Stirrings of Smallish Dragons

  1. Elena says:

    Wow. This is lovely. I really love short poetry that packs a punch, where every word has heft, just like this. Good write.

  2. gailatthefarm says:

    Simply beautiful!!!

  3. Candy says:

    So lovely and delicate

  4. I like that phrase “important unfoldings” – which to me means all those things that happen in life that we would not in a million years have predicted but which unfold all the same and wind up be all-important in our life.

  5. Kutamun says:

    I can never look at the Sky the same way again

  6. Misky says:

    I love the simplicity of this, De.

  7. espresso and a cherry says:

    “Shake the sky. She’ll curl low” She will, won’t she?

  8. hypercryptical says:

    intriguing indeed!
    Anna :o]

  9. I really like this, especially the last line.

  10. tom says:

    I never knew

  11. Tess Kincaid says:

    Love the notion of shaking the sky…

  12. mist twine says:

    Now that’s my kind of unfolding.

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