Thyme, Mint, Honey, and Clove
ribbons in her auburn waves
she wove
A daughter of sunlight
framed in brown
would place upon
my head
a flowered crown
And kisses upon
my cheeks
so sweet
My pretentious heart would miss
a beat
Her voice
a song of
Springtime Faire
would bend
my knee
an oath to swear
That I’ll forsake
both country and crown
to feel her touch
of thistle down
Perchance to know
her secrets
and thereby
pledge her love
to keep
Inside my Heart
til death recall
my spirit
or hers
beyond that wall
If she should go
before my light
I’ll dream of Her
every following Night
Thyme, Mint, Honey, and Clove
ribbons in her auburn waves
were wove
Her ghost, I’ll dream
but will never feel
her face
the morning light
shall steal

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33 Responses to Herbology…

  1. Lovely beyond words ❤️

  2. Rita says:

    Fabulous, My Brother ❤️👏🏻

  3. What a lovely Rhyme and a great story. Truly beautiful!

  4. Kristiana says:

    Beautiful work, Eric x

  5. Dale says:

    So very beautiful! Thanks to Holly for sending me here…

  6. johncoyote says:

    Reblogged this on johncoyote and commented:
    A wonderful poem by a talented writer.

  7. johncoyote says:

    This is poetry. The words danced to perfection.

  8. KRITIKA says:

    Its a lovely poem 👏

  9. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

  10. Sheesh! You John Coyote and Christine… You guys just always remind me why i NEED TO STAY ON WP… Eric this is pure beauty. Flows like the ocean… Pleasant like a good dream. Yet I can see your words creating a picture in front of me. I smell the scene.. amazing!

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