THE BONES OF POETRY (part 1)

I paint with words,
watch the ink
meander,
find its way to link
a flow of fleeting
thoughts,
leaping
from line to line
bonding to thirsty fibres,
caressing
floating ideas,
unravelling feelings
into letters
arm in arm
birthing words,
childlike,
exploring a new playground.

I sketch
skeletal thoughts
of single phrases,
like broken bones
to knit together
for fleshy poetry
to graft its skin upon
in readiness
for the final tatto.

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THE BONES OF POETRY (part 1) by 


PART1……PART 2 coming to a screen close to you.

PART 2 HERE

Comments

  • Sybille Sterk
    Sybille Sterkover 4 years ago

    Fabulous. :-) Nice to see how you work. ;-) xo

  • Thanks Sybille…..all part of the fun. Lovely, as usual to see you. xo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Christie  Moses
    Christie Mosesover 4 years ago

    and such lovely painting and sketching with words you do….
    fantastic Cos :)

  • Thank you Christie….that does mean a lot to me….as you, I feel, is one of the best painters of words here. xoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • -Lilith-
    -Lilith-over 4 years ago

    Wonderful Cosimopiro. When you read it, you just feel it.

  • Hello Lilith…..have seen you about….took the liberty of walking through your beautiful garden and loved what I saw….left a calling card ….hope to see more of your work. Thank you for visiting and having a small nibble with me.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • eddie49
    eddie49over 4 years ago

    well said

  • Many thanks to you Eddie…..hope your journey through RB will be as fruitful as mine.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • lolowe
    loloweover 4 years ago

    Oh wow…this is incredibly beautiful. I can see you crafting this poem from it’s skeletal outline into a beautiful creation worthy of being loved and admired…I’m going to read the second part now! You are good!

  • sweet music you sing to me L…..thank you so much. xo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Greta  McLaughlin
    Greta McLaughlinover 4 years ago

    Exquisite!!!!

  • many thanks Greta (anagram for Great)….which is what I think of this comment. Appreciate it.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Tom Krantz
    Tom Krantzover 4 years ago

    You cease to impress my friend, heavy skeletal words, weighted with emotion.

  • thank you Tom….I trust/hope you meant ‘never cease’. Cheers mate.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Hathor
    Hathorover 4 years ago

    gorgeous knitting of bone and skin and the all around, dear Cos.
    beautiful!

  • thanks so much Kristin….your presence always uplifting. xoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • mohawk man
    mohawk manover 4 years ago

    gonna read part 2 and comment there; but this is great!

  • cheers mohawk.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Trenchtownrock
    Trenchtownrockover 4 years ago

    Oh brother man..you made me jealous with this one..this is my type of read..that last stanza has made its way into my flesh and is having a party..damn I love this.

  • thanks so much bro….from you that is an awesome compliment…..and for the feature, man, I’m over the moon. Many thanks.

    – Cosimo Piro

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