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Seedlings

Seedlings

A Poem by Einstein Noodle

Exterminate.

forest rainbow leaves, fall and
open thickened skins to winter
brittle arms creak ........ moan

grey red-brown coyote 
tip toe trotting 

another weaving thread 
quick eyes glancing back

                                                                   gone
Solastalgia shackle shaking
shadow tree trunks pin drop silence
coyote pin ball clanging

clinging
ringing 
                                                  "...the bells the bells the bells"

She decanted the best of me.

even a crooked tree 
reaches skyward

moon and brown
muley eyes saccade 

quivering a nightmare

rewilding stubborn as
an outrage 

Outrage 

alluring dark temptations

erase

Erased.

12/24/2018
E.


© 2018 Einstein Noodle



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Dear Mr.E, sometimes we don't need to understand all the meanings of the written words, but to dwell and feel, overwhelmingly feel... the rhythm of Your lines stuck in my head, somewhere there You spoke to me of deep loss and deep pain, when I reached this "She decanted the best of me." with the important dot "." of it, I felt a little twinge in my heart, as if I was waiting to read this, for me this was You speaking to, of and for nature as "Your" nature, as if She is Your beloved one, in all the seasons, times, days or nights, You believe in her, and that she can rebirth, always she can.

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Light

4 Months Ago

my dearest friend, what Your Mother in law said to You is one of the most important things ever, I a.. read more
Einstein Noodle

4 Months Ago

peace and joy Light!!! :) i hear you!
Light

4 Months Ago

Peace, joy ad Love always.



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Great read E, contemplation of life and love, alone in a forest, watching nature, tainted by a few dark thoughts, the coyote must have brought a smile ?

Posted 1 Month Ago


Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

oh yes! he sure did gram! they have a certain look back and gate when they know they are discovered .. read more
i like the content of the poem it speaks poignancy and very surreal in nature but happens in reality take care always my friend

Posted 1 Month Ago


Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

thanks sette!! glad you found something in this one that appeals ... definitely sur and real real ;).. read more
The title 'Seedlings' made me think of spring time
forest rainbow leaves, said Autumn
Yes some plants do shed seeds when the leaves are falling to protect and nurture them through the cruel winter
The coyote creeping through the forest, foraging seeking a quick meal
Underneath the crooked trees with upwards reaching limbs

Posted 2 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

2 Months Ago

seems all the roots of this one spoke to you Wild Rose! i am very happy about that ;))))) all Nature.. read more
I love that line "even a twisted tree reaches skyward" great line.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

2 Months Ago

thanks Corset!! and a fine morning to ya! (its 5:17 AM here in the mid USA} you honed in on an impor.. read more
I really wish I was as good at free verse as you happen to be. All your poems are so visually appealing, even the sequence of the letters feels so aesthetically pleasing.

"even a crooked tree 
reaches skyward"--really liked this line.

This could be a metaphor for a relationship, where one takes away the very best in the other. I like how the poem ends at a cheerful note of forgetfulness, even after delving onto such dark roads. It could also be interpreted as the forest being a synecdoche for Mother Nature, and the relationship being that with humans.
Either ways, I enjoy the abstract feel of the poem. Although it's ominous and bleak at first, it ends at a relatively hopeful note.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

2 Months Ago

hi Moonie!!
The respect and love of nature, wildlife, the harmony of earth and the planet around us. Getting attacked and eroded from all directions. Even the oceans, forests and beaches. Wonderful dedication towards our planet we so badly mistreated. Instead of admiration and respect and help and support more. Instead of plunder and take.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

3 Months Ago

sad indeed Dawn ... i sure appreciate your sensitive heart that left this review ... i use to worry .. read more
'Seedlings'
Einstien Noodle,
This was a rare experience as I pondered the realities of natural colors of a season. Earthy, creatures living..for now. Human, struggles within life too. Looking for a place and maybe not knowing what will come? A very descriptive and personal one from a mind which sees. Thanks for sharing.
Kathy

Posted 3 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

3 Months Ago

and thank you for all your visits ..and for grabbing a hold on this rather trippy experience ;) the .. read more
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Ok this one took me on a journey. No doubting that. My first juvenile image was of a Dalek! Then I saw man's destruction of his environment with the coyote as a symbol for even the strongest wildlife having to follow man's progress. Then the word 'Solastalgia' jumped out and gave me Darwinist thoughts of evolution and the earth's eventual revenge for man's misdemeanors. Hence the 'saccade' as he succumbs to his eventual fate. Great words, wonderful abstract food for thought!

Posted 3 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

3 Months Ago

thank you so much John ... you delved in and looked at the pieces and i feel very gratified .. abstr.. read more
this is like feeling the cold dark forest of pain surrounding us after a breakup...and that hope that we will find nourishment in and with another...i really like the "rewilding"
and to me...that is being alone again, foraging for love...and trying to erase the darkness surrounding us emotionally.
this is really descriptive and hard hitting.
j.

Posted 3 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Einstein Noodle

3 Months Ago

always a treat to have your reviews jacob..thank you for taking time ..and for letting me know what .. read more
The forest she speaks in sullen repose..one in quite stillness .one cycle falling into the next death.. life ..death..and repeats..the bells..the bells .the bells.. I also like the line even a crooked tree reaches skyward..such beauty in your choses words..nice work here E

Posted 4 Months Ago


Einstein Noodle

4 Months Ago

thanks Fran ..really appreciate you taking time to read and review...its always important ;) and i a.. read more

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