Sunday, November 20, 2011

Magpie Tales 92: The Match







on the mat




there's 
a flipside 
perspective to
how hands 
caress the mind,


how fingers 
control the 
other: 


we are but 
fetal brevity
as lover 
and 
loved.


Poem ©2011 R. Burnett Baker 
Photo courtesy of Tess Kincaid



21 comments:

  1. Wow...so creative...a beautiful piece

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  2. Oh yes ... fetal positions are absolutely the best! Nice writing ...

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  3. love from another point of view, nice one

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  4. fetal brevity....this is a brilliant piece Rick!

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  5. WOW
    HOW'S IT FEEL TO HIT A HOME RUN?!

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  6. Fetal is inspirational - even though I initially read it as feral! This was a great read.

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  7. Truly captured the image, fetal brevity was a wonderful choice, nicely done.

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  8. nice...really there is much to love of this ...but really like the play in that last stanza...a flickering flame we are...and love can be...

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  9. Oh wow. That was a powerful mind massage. :)

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  10. Fetal brevity..a wonder of a phrase..so much in this!

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  11. We are but fetal brevity...yes! Beautiful take on the prompt.

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  12. 'Fetal brevity', indeed! Nice line. We are all cynics here, methinks. ;~D

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  13. Loved this, especially the end. Well done!

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