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Gum Blossoms By Ellen Michel

Green Lake

Green Lake

Green Lake Conservation Reserve A circle of mallee gums around a dry lake bed, The locals say there is a bog hole  and water seeps away.   The locals want to plug it,  to bring back the water, To bring back the people With their boats and toys.   I say, why...

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Impressions of Gold

Impressions of Gold

Impressions of Gold old ladles abandoned along with the dreams. Rusty ladles of promise, Receptacles of molten metal, Hardened by furious determination, and will. To strike unimagined wealth. From the creek bed of Reedy Creek, In this little valley of dreams. Its...

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The Dredge

The Dredge

Soft grey corrugated sheets like a proud rooster surveying the hen run.Proudly protecting its own golden secret,Lying hidden in liquid ebony serenity,Beneath the Mirror of the sky.Soft grey gum and wattle hold the secret close,Gently folding in on the tranquil lake of...

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A Sestina for India

A Sestina for India

India is wild and full of love. Its zigzag life and dreams, Are a sacred beaded tree, Hiding forgotten secrets, In a heavily woven fabric,           And marble inlay glorious.   Moghuls, emperors, palaces and forts so glorious. Gandhi, and those who showed her love. A...

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Alhambra

Alhambra

Alhambra, red and crimson palace, your towering walls press sated into the  La Sabica Hills.   Silver by starlight and golden by sunlight. Fortress of conquerors, and palace of sultans and kings, Zirites, Nasrites, and Christians all love you.   Their mark...

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The Joker

The Joker

The harlequin, court jester, the trickster, You are a humorous treasure. The secret and the meaning you hold. You are the crossing, the intersection, the sublime, the cathartic, the sexual, the creative and the mad, mad being. Round and round above and below. Can I...

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Ecstatic Intersection

Ecstatic Intersection

Amid the starlight the moon is waning. Moon too bright and sensual captivates my being, Dance me through the starry sky, play me a tune on the harp delight. You are me, I love you. My moon and stars, lighted tree forests, Set for laughter amid the dewy leaves...

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