At our November 2015 Art Guild meeting Carol Bass and Susan Roberts presented guild members with the challenge of composing a short poem inspired by the photograph above. Who knew we have so many undiscovered poets in our midst?! Below are their creations for you to enjoy.
Come fly with me to yon golden orb. Nestle with me in the rosy core Gold dust we'll scatter.
The cloud sulphurs crowd the yellow hibiscus Pushed by the faint light; Not perfume not pollen nor the draw of the hidden greenery. Just light Just light.
neon and fluorescent what is nature's and what is art, artificial? why does it matter so much. all is given.
A yellow hue So glorious with a heart so red. Sulphurs bewitched by the same. Enjoy! Enjoy!
Yellow upon yellow Wings upon petals Heart of my heart.
perched on the scarlet abyss urged on from above -- wings akimbo, whispering go!
Who is in charge of nature's palette?
Pas de deux of sulphurs two.... Verte et jeune dance at noon.
clear the runway
softly she sleeps on a fragrant bed of petals her wings folded in a heart filled with peace and love. quietly he comes to awaken her to the soft morning light and a day filled with wonder and expectation.
My anxious heart pounds as you approach So similar, yet so different I feel relaxed as I near you So strange, but so familiar You draw me in.
Powerful sunshine reaches deep into my soul Bursting with beauty.
Yellow on yellow Can we share a moment of color?
Come friend -- let's feed under the raspberry tree. The lemon linen will welcome our company.
Pas de sept dance of seven with 2 and 5 Oh, take flight!
Some say opposites attract. Others, birds of a feather.... Yellow is the happiest color Calling living things together.
Heart Eyes Morning feast of yellow September yellow lace-edged beauty What a sight! No deer last night!
yellow, sunshine oh so lovely and bright so very sad you'll only be here till night. Enjoy the moment - here and now, taste the sweetness sense the beauty oh so fleeting -- would that I could store the moment.
Yellow heart's desire Love at 1st bloom.
Lemon chiffon delicate attraction soft elephant ears of hibiscus blossom loving dark depth no end in sight welcoming heart home.