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Taming of the Few

The Snake Charmer, Henri Rousseau, 1907

A portal to a dream,
saturated colors,
flat forms
long smooth lines.

Inspiration jarred
on the farm,
imagination charmed
in moonlit streams.

Taming of the few
who choose to unleash
the beauty of
their dreams.

 

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21 thoughts on “Taming of the Few

  1. I read this poem many times because it said so much and so elegantly but I got the feeling there was something that needed adjustment, so because it is so good I decided to tell you what I think.
    I find ‘dream’ in the first line detracts from the power of the last lines which are wonderful as they are, but… maybe a poem is never finished.

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