Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Coiffure

Today my hair is the color
of wet pine straw,
piled high like a haystack.
I’m afraid to comb it,
in case I find lovers hidden there,
or a needle.

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Christine Swint
balanced on the edge

15 comments:

jem said...

Magical stuff. I love the thought of lovers hidden in your hair!

Radio Nowhere said...

Brilliant!

angie said...

Oh, this made me giggle!
love it!

Beloved Haiku Dreams said...

Found you on A.M. Love this very much. Well done.


love,Melanie-bd

annie clarkson said...

oo, wonderful

caroleesherwood said...

"in case i find lovers hidden" -- very nice, christine!!!

Beatrice V said...

Stunning, absolutely stunning!

christine swint said...

Thanks, Fiona, for including my small stone among all your gems.

Julie said...

Beautiful! I love the fantasy and imagery. What fantastic work!

paisley said...

oh christine i love it,, what a visual i got with that one ... and that last line... ouch!!!

Jo said...

Oh oh oh I LOVE this.

Michelle said...

Magical!

Pearl said...

that's fun!

durablepigments said...

This is gorgeous -- beautiful and dangerous. Marvelous piece!

swapnap said...

Truly a precious stack to finecomb.Enjoyed this beautiful piece.