Thursday, August 7, 2014

Unicorn Muse





Statue of Unicorn.  Public Domain photo:  Credits appear below.

 Unicorn Muse
  
 
She’s seduced by the seasons.

Beguiled by winter’s crystalline craft.
Pleased by autumn wildflowers
popping up in unexpected places.
Delighted by summer’s delectable treats.
Teased by spring scents borne on the breeze.
Charmed by cardinals, tickled by chipmunks, she’s

elusive:  filtered sunlight,
luminescent fireflies,
mystical moonlight,
morning glory magic.

She doesn’t come when called.
Won’t be beckoned.  Only appears
at improbable moments.

Evanescent, evasive, she hovers
ever primed for escape --
butterfly, hummingbird, damselfly.
Mayhap a chimera? 

Or maybe,
more like a unicorn:  
wild, untamed, unbroken.
She  won’t be roped and ridden.
Unsubstantiated creature.
A wholly mythical beast –

unless you believe.

PSC/2014
 


Penned for Creative Bloomings Prompt #161:

Public Domain photo credits: 
Statue of Unicorn, N22 National Route, Co Kerry, Ireland
Created by Kglavin Feb 2005  
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
 




4 comments:

  1. "wild, untamed, unbroken.
    She won’t be roped and ridden."

    LOVE this and you last line...I believe!!

    What beautiful descriptions and a magical muse!! So you!! ♥

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    1. Ahhh... thanks, Hannah! So glad you enjoyed it!

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  2. Unicorns, whether the first or the last, always have a magic that is irresistible! Your words fit the photo so well!

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    1. Thank you, Patricia! They are appealing, aren't they... when they finally show up?? ;-) Thanks for stopping by!

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