The Jewel

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My heart is technicolor
inhaling colors of the cave
cobalt, rose and gold
I whisper walking around the fold
until one shade gazed into my soul
gifting me growth and starry calm
poised around my nape
now shine dark emeralds

 

 

Photo credits: Best Tourism best destinations

Kerry invites us to consider the poem ‘The Jewel’ by James Wright.

Posted on ‘Sunday Mini-Challenge’ @ Real Toads

and posted on the Poetry Pantry @ Poets United

Comments

  1. angie says:

    I have an affinity for the word ‘nape,’ and the emeralds beset there are dazzling.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Angie 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  2. Brendan says:

    What a boon, to be gifted “growth and starry calm.” I think you got as much out of the bath as James Wright did.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww!❤️ Thank you so much, Brendan 😀 so good to see you!❤️

  3. gillena says:

    Luv your “inhaling heart” Sanaa

    Much love…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

      Much love..

  4. Bjorn Rudberg says:

    Love that image… you got the best of that cave… wonderfully found.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Bjorn 😀 so good to see you ❤️

  5. felicity says:

    Gorgeous.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Felicity 🙂 so glad you liked it ❤️

  6. blogoratti says:

    Jewels reside deep inside us all, one only needs to look deeper within. A lovely read indeed, and thanks for sharing as always!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Blogoratti 🙂 so good to see you ❤️

  7. Wonderful expression of a unfolding moment.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Martin 🙂 so glad you liked it ❤️

  8. Love the invitation (command) in the end. I doubt the emerald will be able to do anything other than shine.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Awwww!❤️ Thank you so much, Magaly 😀 that’s such a wonderful thing to say!❤️

  9. thotpurge says:

    gorgeous colours!!!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rajani 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  10. Sumana Roy says:

    “gifting me growth and starry calm” A most wondrous gift to have! A wonderful poem Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sumana 😀 so good to see you ❤️

  11. Old Egg says:

    You must have gazed directly in that shade’s eyes Sanaa to receive such a gift.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Awww!❤️ Thank you so much, Robin 😀 that’s such a lovely thing to say!❤️

  12. Jae Rose says:

    The colours and feeling really shine here Sanaa

  13. Kerry says:

    I really like the way Wright’s poem ignite the thought which produced this poem..
    It sparkles.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kerry 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

      (and thank you for the lovely prompt)

  14. Mary says:

    A technicolor heart – I like that! To me this seems a heart that can experience all the riches of a colorful world.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Mary 😀 so glad you enjoyed it ❤️

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rosemary 😀 so good to see you ❤️

  15. gillena says:

    Have a good Sunday Sanaa

  16. I love the gifting of growth and starry calm.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sherry 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  17. Bev says:

    It’s all about standing “upright in the wind”. Good write!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely ❤️ thanks for stopping by, Beverly 🙂

  18. What riches., a gem of a poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it ❤️

  19. Wendy Bourke says:

    I have been in the incredible caves of the South Dakota badlands, and your brilliant extended metaphor is so evocatively sketched … fascinating … A beautiful bit of writing!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Wendy 😀 so glad you enjoyed it ❤️

  20. ZQ says:

    -another piece with tantalizing words. 🙂
    ZQ

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, ZQ 🙂 so good to see you ❤️

  21. Truedessa says:

    lovely writing filled with color.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Truedessa 🙂 so glad you liked it ❤️

  22. Elizabeth says:

    Love the richness of color and what we find in it.

    Elizabeth

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Elizabeth 🙂 so good to see you ❤️

  23. Magical Mystical Teacher says:

    So many hues to this poem! Which one shall I pick?

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, MMT 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  24. Jim says:

    A fun wistful read, Sanaa. I like the part, “one … gazed into my soul
    gifting me …”
    ..

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jim 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  25. grapeling says:

    dreamlike ~

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Michael 🙂 so good to see you ❤️

  26. annell4 says:

    Colors are magic!!! Give depth to our world.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely ❤️ thanks for stopping by, Annell 🙂

  27. Fireblossom says:

    That’s some jewelry, girl.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Shay 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

  28. A very colorful poem sanaa 🙂 I’m bedazzled by it.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Samyuktha 🙂 so glad you enjoyed it ❤️

  29. Sara McNulty says:

    A wonder of colors. Glorious!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sara 😀 so glad you liked it ❤️

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