Bleeding Honey

by Melissa Arel

My hands touched fields of grain, bent
Sowing seeds in poetry’s earth
Rolling written time’s toil
Memories grew with lifelight verse.
Sometimes love bleeds honey
Full as veins of rhyming words
Dead poets’ clay quick to compare
Many grand sonnets heard.


Posted on 02/10/2005
Copyright © 2020 Melissa Arel

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Christel Crews on 02/10/05 at 04:57 PM

you created an interesting picture with this one, i love the last couple lines especially!

Posted by Charles E Minshall on 02/11/05 at 01:20 AM

Nice poem Mel, I liked every line of it...Charlie

Posted by Mary Ellen Smith on 02/13/05 at 12:59 AM

The magnets only do so much...you have created a work of beauty here!

Posted by Sarah Graves on 02/14/05 at 02:40 AM

Another magnetic poetry adventure from yours truly, I love it :)

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 06/14/13 at 01:50 AM

"Sometimes love bleeds honey Full as veins of rhyming words" - my favorite lines in this.

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