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Friday, August 30, 2013

Like an Egyptian


Holy words released
lift up in gentle rhythm.
Watch them burn like stars.


So I cheated a bit in   this weekend. They want a haiku, and I happened to have this one.


52 comments:

  1. Both the haiku and the painting are beautiful!

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    1. Thank you, Draug! Have taken the painting down, though.

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  2. I agree with Draug - both are beautiful. I like the image of words burning like stars.

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  3. That is some evocative imagery, "words burning like stars".

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  4. words burning like stars - how creative! Lovely haiku!

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  5. I, too, love the last line. Beautiful haiku!

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  6. Despite your outrageous cheating it's still an excellent effort :-)

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    1. I don't know if I'll ever live it down...
      Thank you, Paul!

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    1. Yes. Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks, LaTonya!

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  8. It's so mythic, I love it. Great stuff!

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  9. I love this. It's very spiritual in nature.

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  10. Love this Kymm... the picture and the slightly enigmatic poem makes a great combo.

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    1. Thanks for the love, Björn!
      (feeling honored: I know you like enigmatic.)

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  11. Gorgeous, stunning work! And what a beautiful painting.

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    1. Wow. Thank you, Suzanne. Glad you saw the painting, as I have now taken it down : )

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  12. Watch them burn like stars... great stuff... words will have that effect as yours do here. Lovely.

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    1. Ahhhh, Steph!!!! You say such cool things. Thank you!

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  13. This is like velvet, Kymm. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

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    1. Ohhhhhhhhhh. Thank you so much, Valerie!!

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  14. This is lovely, lovely, lovely. The last line is golden!

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    1. Thank you so much, Freya! You are too kind.

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  15. Words do have that mighty power, don't they? Thanks for sharing this.

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    1. Whether we can wield them or not... haha. Thanks for commenting, Tri!

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  16. beautiful and inspiration

    I loved it

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    1. Thank you, Lance! Appreciate the love.

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  17. Very neat, like a dream glimpse into the past

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  18. This is gorgeous - it's sent my imagination off in all sorts of directions!

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    1. Oh, that makes me so happy! Thank you, Freya!

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  19. Such gorgeous, evocative writing -- really nice work. :)

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    1. Thank you for those kind words, Jess!

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  20. Beautiful image of those words floating and burning.

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    1. Wouldn't it be fun to watch? Thanks, Sarah!

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  21. I like this and I think that holy words can burn

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    1. Glad you liked it!
      I think any words can burn... Thanks, ASoS!

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  22. You took down the painting! I just watched the movie, Sunshine, and this reminds me of the searing lights of the sun, burning and bright.

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    1. Yeah, sorry 'bout that. Never saw Sunshine, was it good?
      Good to see you around these parts!

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