The Maple's Sanguine Lament, Spoken Word

The Maple's Sanguine Lament, Spoken Word

A Poem by Pryde Foltz
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It is getting to be that time of year again.

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The Maple's Sanguine Lament





The Maple's Sanguine Lament is published in Monsters, Avatars, & Angels





A paperback and digital version is available here

ill last out the polar

© 2019 Pryde Foltz


Author's Note

Pryde Foltz
Capcha braeside

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what fun and rollicking frolicking bluster .. poor maple ... must be a newbie :) steady ol' evergreen .. pokes a little fun but never over needling ;}
E.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Pryde Foltz

1 Month Ago

But no one is wiser than the evergreen:) Thank you, E:)
Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

ahahaha i suppose not :))))))))))))))
dearest Pryde... I know people who mingle like this...
the autumn is like a pipe organ... the mournful sounds...
the emotions gather to enjoy the weather beaten prologues of
lovers lament. My Mother pressed lovely leaves into semi-dried clay
to preserve the pattern of the veins and then she baked them in a kiln...
and when they were dry, she painted them in colors of red and gold
with shadows of lavender blue. We treasure the autumn of our life and
press the memories into poetry. I think I shall never see trees as gregarious
as your poem with the evergreens wishing they too could change their
colors and bed under the Oak and Maple trees and sleep all Winter
under feather pillows and woolen blankets with fallen leaves from other climates
where French is spoken with the purpose of romantic rendezvous. truly, Pat

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Pat:) So glad you enjoyed:)
Ah, on seeing the topic, I had to check and indeedly do, you're Canadian (so if you're Canadian, why isn't it called Canadia? And most importantly of all, why tree juice on your pancakes?)
Anyhoo, now that I've said what you must have heard a million times, onto your wonderful write.
You seem to have tuned into 8 year old me, who always imagine trees screaming as they done their slow strip tease, looking down at their roots and cursing their lack of feet to run away from their leaf genocide, whilst wondering why we keep smiling at their pain, as we take pictures of their suffering for posterity. (yeah, que surprise that I was also odd as a kid😀)
You have given voice to what we see as an inanimate object (although we know better) and I like the playfulness opposing your wonderful descriptions and beautiful words on what I imagine to be another breathtaking sight of mother natures dance through the seasons... But I think I'll stick with marmalade thanks 😀

Posted 2 Months Ago


Lorry

2 Months Ago

Excellent, but the maple leaf on the flag should have a smiley face too. 😀
Will that be on.. read more
Lorry

2 Months Ago

That meant to say Canadia, not Canadian, but predunctive toast... I mean predictive text changed it... read more
Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

:):):):):)

How delightfall is this... very said the little half naked bush.... and me of course... N

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Neville. Our lovely maple will be born again, not to worry:)
Great idea. Everything is envious of everything. Explains a lot. Great idea, executed well.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, TA. Envy is indeed natural but I think it brings out different things in different people.. read more
Great personification here, Pryde. The trees seem to be a bit catty! :) I enjoyed this one. Lydi**

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

They are snippety with each other that is for sure. But then there would be no humor in the forest w.. read more
Even in nature, you've discovered the green envy, Pryde. It seems we all want what others have, not seeing the beauty and blessings in our own makeup. A clever and original take on autumn, the seasons of life, and our accompanying moods.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, RE. Yes the trees are competitive with each other, in my poem, but also in real life, com.. read more
The evergreens, tho possibly jealous, provide a perfect backstop for the brilliant fall maple
They line our driveway with their bright color each fall
very effective presentation

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Dave. How could the wise evergreen not be a little envious of the glorious maple but then.. read more
Wonderful! Love it.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Denise:)
MomzillaNC

2 Months Ago

yvw 😎
Spoken and the written word are both powerful and effective using your pen and voice. We are doubly treated to poetic wonderland and spaces of creativity. Keep them coming please...

Posted 2 Months Ago


Pryde Foltz

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Sami. That is the plan:)
Sami Khalil

2 Months Ago

You are welcome Pryde.

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