Wednesday, April 15, 2009

April 15: Earth's Hair . . .

If I could count the hairs on your head,
I would count each one
with pine needles frosted white, or
as elm leaves drifting yellow in the wind, blowing free,
or in the tiny filaments of jellyfish swimming,
swimming in the sea. I see cities ratcheted up
your hills and at night, stars scattered on the ground.
And if I were lonely, I’d wrap myself
in dreams of you and never sleep.

Tuesday's Title from Poefusion is "Earth's Hair."


  1. Oh Beth, how romantic your poem turned out to be. This is beautiful. But, I'm a sucker for a love story on any level. Thanks for dropping by Poefusion. Hope your day is going well. See ya~

  2. Oh! So pretty. I love love poems.