greener days

3-Oceanische-Landschaft

Paul Klee

On greener days
I rest in light
of radiant warmth
respite til night
joy parallels
symphonic rise
and I’m content
with angst’s demise

On greener days
i cannot grieve
the hidden things
and dying bereave
and if suddenly
they should arise
I’ll turn my thoughts
and close my eyes

On greener days
i will give praise
for grand escape
from rankling malaise
and look into
your loving glance
for paths on lea
and joyful dance

(c) 2016 rickjstassi

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heartstring

Alley at Chantilly

Cezanne

alas the days of a saddened heart
carrying remnants from times apart.
can you see the contented way
with love to fulfill, fears to allay?

your strings need mending, O saddened heart
the fruits of your spirit striving less tart.
optimistic melody should make you smile
and i shall follow your dreams for awhile

dry your tears my dearest core
there is love to bind us always and more
and should you doubt this path from sorrow
a chance anew shall arise tomorrow.

(c) 2016 rickjstassi