Ribbons of Gold…

My Morning Sky 9-13-17

She rouses
from her darkened bedchamber
below my horizon
her ladies have toiled
to smooth each wrinkle and ripple
of luminescent beauty in her gowns
and they have done up her hair
in ribbons of gold
she ascends the stairs
to the roof of the world
and I
as a passing peasant
stop and still the air in my lungs
to see her pulchritudinous procession
I
ever an admirer of Lady Eos
I’ve naught to offer her
except a few words upon this page
though I would
count myself among men
as Achilles and Hercules
if she would join me
for cafe’ au lait
at the Cafe Du Monde
we could watch my city stir
from her sultry sleep
and I would offer my handkerchief
to wipe the powdered sugar
from the nose
of a Goddess

About Eric

Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic
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20 Responses to Ribbons of Gold…

  1. thebrunetteinthepinkscarf says:

    She would be so lucky to be in your company. 😊❤️ Beautiful image, Eric.

  2. This seems so serene to read.
    Beautiful.

  3. Kindra M. Austin says:

    I love the softness of this. And gorgeous picture!

  4. Oh wow! Eric, you are such a gifted word master…if you have not you might consider a screen play. It would be outstanding without a doubt.

  5. Oh yes, 😊 ❤ ❤ ❤

  6. There is a charming reverence to this Sir Knight. Respect and admiration for the divine feminine.

  7. I’m at a loss for words. This is one of the best poems I have ever read.

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