Day: August 24, 2018

Lizzie Ballagher – “Amethystles”

Amethystles   Spiked with silver needles, thistles stab the August skies, puncture with purple the very fabric of summer’s fading blue.   Through them, fearless among white-felted leaves, goldfinches flash & dart lightning: gold-black-scarlet.   Lighter than air, birds hesitate on cumulus clouds of billowing thistledown,   burble, summon others so to swing, light feed Read More