Painters’ Exhalations 18

Painters’ Exhalations 18 —after John Everett Millais’ Ophelia a poem by Felino Soriano Your elegant mouth unfastened, poised to speak a delicate discourse outlining the answer to its palpable question. Humid whisper, absent from the tongue unable to tremble reason for such a finale. Breaths reside haunting on horses galloping across the hours deteriorating your remains. Flowers and tearful willow mounted above your constant looking north. Encased by womb of watered arms, the shiver of you no longer causing ripples of a terrifying language. Truncated mangled wings attached to your precious stillness, disallowing flight from your new home and past … Continue reading Painters’ Exhalations 18