Marie Marchand

After Ola Gjeilo’s The Lake Isle

Photo by Josep Molina Secall on Unsplash

Your bright
soundscapes
generate

a remedy
for uninspired
hearts.

Blest by vespers
the restive muse
rustles

in willowy
crescendos of
your song.

Rhythms flutter.
Imaginings
awaken as

melodies collide
in manifold
climaxes.

Every note
a salvific
breath

transcending
pandemic
grief.

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Feb 12

Image Courtesy of the Author

I kneel at the petunias with palmfuls of water
and because nature prizes reciprocity
the purple velvet choir rains hosannas over me.

I greet the stately Vanderwolf pine
whose silvery pom poms bounce in the wind
on the vibratory frequency of joy.

Our sagely Ginkgo might live a thousand years
because…

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Marie Marchand

Marie Marchand

Poet Laureate of Ellensburg, WA. Author of Gifts to the Attentive from Winter Goose Publishing. mishiepoet.com @mishiepoet