This poem is posted for Magpie Tales
Magpie Tale #62
|Photo by Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tale #62|
One cut through glowing mother-of-pearl
Reveals the old familiar pattern,
Perhaps the only story;
Passion, Jealousy, Anger
Three figures on the bridge:
Two, conjoined, bitten by lust.
Mandarin - sword in hand.
Fisherman - love’s savior.
Two doves kiss above
Under the sun.