Rainbow Times
Poetry & Prompts / March 8, 2015

Rainbow Times I sit on bleached cotton under an azure sky dreaming the Dream that came true, shaded by fragrant pink blossoms I gaze upon endless leafy acres The horizon bleeds into the sanction of majestic steel mountains; Bays and chestnuts we’ve ridden a thousand times graze while the crimson barn you built stabs the landscape You saunter toward me wrapped in a carefree cloud wearing that loose white shirt and burnt sienna slacks, looking strong and sun-baked like a vibrant Sahara; You smile at me as I catch your eye Bringing my favorite red wine and your mother’s silver goblets, you sink into the black iron bench next to me and pour I reach for the large paisley platter (a wedding gift) loaded and steaming with hot garden greens We share ourselves as we share our meal and find something new again after all these years I’m awake in this Dream and find it’s more penetrating than my imagination had allowed *** Now… The sun a glowing gold coin in the dawning sky The dewy grass lays misty as in a flea market found watercolor Swathed in the white terrycloth you gave me I lift my morning mug to…