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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest · #1294663
life's tapestry
Tapestry

All my colors run,
bleed together
like a fine madras
the Fates have spun.
Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos
have woven faded hues of long ago,
pale threads I cannot follow.
Yet in amongst the warp and weft
lie knots of bright embroidery
where the Moirae gifted me with grace
and needled me in to mystery.


Prompt Subject: Cherished Memories
Word(s) to use: color(s)
Word(s) not to use: memory(ies), remember(ing,s), back(ing,s), past, childhood
Other requirements/restrictions: none


Author's note: This little piece won 1st place in Artella magazine's passion poetry contest!
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