Wednesday, 22 January 2014

yellow & blue

at its upper limit
the mountain pansy
viola lutea
rooted in uncertainty
is blue and yellow

to remember it
is to visit it
again in thought
to lean
closer in

glamour stands scrutiny
the world is sonorous
spacious and chromatic
fragrant, formidable
responding to the touch

Yellow & Blue
Thomas A Clark
Carcanet Press 2014

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Cover Photograph
Buttercups & Harebells by Laurie Clark