Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Rainbow Reminder

author's note:

I'm not chasing rainbows.


I believe I finally understand
the reason rainbows must fade:

the arc appears for a few moments
to remind us of the tantalizing possibility--
to echo our deep desire

which is:

to create an arch
composed of colors bonded together
--a bridge

connecting one side to the other,
connecting opposites:

letting us know, once again
how much we want union.

But then,
tiring of our worshiping smile
the ethereal bands evaporate--

prompting us to stop
gazing heavenward
and get back to the work
of ending our long storm.

© 2014, Michael R. Patton
searching for the new mythology

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