Stories

Stories

A Poem by Annie Gryphon

In the morning

while the sultan sleeps

Scheherazade reads

 

the garlands of tulips on the blanket

the embroidered hem of her silk panties

the entwined knots on her silver ring

 

and she hopes her stories

will last for another 365 nights.

 


© 2015 Annie Gryphon



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I love how intriguing this is. the more i read it the more i find myself full of curious questions and wanting answers. I think this very aptly captures how one would feel if he/she found the queen reading :) just my sincere 2 cents worth. nicely done.

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

Thank you for commenting, dear Hansel/Gretel - i like your name, hope Hansel finds Gretel :)



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The looks like classical Arabian nights incident. Short but has meanings and mark the beginning of something that's going to take too long.

Posted 1 Year Ago


once upon a time, in the story weaver's night, another tale was born...it is good to venture into all the places imagination sails, and shine the light of poetry to reveal the secret places, such as this...

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

thank you for your interesting comment, Ed
Short, but powerful in being interesting!

I like your structure, too.
The second stanza keeps me thinking and it is full of visions.

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

Thank you, Josie, i'm glad you like it.
Josie E. Cook M. A.

2 Years Ago

You are welcome.
iloooooooooooooooooooove this one! i feel this so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

Thank you. I love your oooooooooooo's ....
an enchanting mysterious write you give here with an Arabian nights fable. I like this!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Scheherazade is the name of my boat.
I named her that because she has a long life
and weathers every storm. Also she was
the greatest and the best story teller of all
the sultan`s wives.
----- Eagle Cruagh

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

the only one who survived ...
what a smart name for a boat, it probably whispers poems to yo.. read more
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We escape in whatever way we can the written word releases us every time no one not even a Sultan can master the escape of the written word!

bravo Annie 8 lines but a mountain of meaning!

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I love how intriguing this is. the more i read it the more i find myself full of curious questions and wanting answers. I think this very aptly captures how one would feel if he/she found the queen reading :) just my sincere 2 cents worth. nicely done.

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

Thank you for commenting, dear Hansel/Gretel - i like your name, hope Hansel finds Gretel :)
The Arabian Nights, Scheherazade and the Sultan …

So-so beautifully you've portrayed this wonderful tale, Annie … I do so love your poetry.
Thank you with 1,001 blessings! ⁓ Richard

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Annie Gryphon

2 Years Ago

Thank you, Richard, so nice you comment on my little poem. So nice to hear from you.
Richard

2 Years Ago

From You, too, Annie! ; )

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Annie Gryphon
Annie Gryphon

Otter River , somewhere in the world



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Annie looks different now. She took away her mask. Writing poetry in English is fun for me, a very special pleasure (my native and daily life language is German). Reviews are welcome in any way.. more..

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