Beautiful.. particularly in monochrome.
Bonnie, this is quite evocative. You stunned and surprised me with that compost knife. I don't know what it is, but to demand a kiss with it is a compelling way to end this poem about a woman's service to beauty. You've got me humming now . . .
You never cease to enlighten me with your posts and your photographs. Especially when a sharp instrument demands a kiss!!Hope your hand is healing and receiving lots of kisses of health :)
Loved the poem, Bonnie! A female Leonard Cohen!
a gorgeous intense image!!! steven
This is really wonderful, Bonnie. The last stanza is particularly compelling, setting me up so nicely with the 'no sacrament amiss' and then stabbing me with that memorable compost knife.
I love how your image matches your poem and the edge of humor at the end. I also enjoyed your fall foliage in the post below.
Comments are always read and appreciated. (I am grateful for all awards received. However, I ask that this be an "award-free zone" and meme-free zone. Thanks for understanding!)