Renhai Reflections 80: Change of Plans

Change of Plans

A Renhai by Vaughn Seward (Solo)

The old oak —
a branch in the blizzard
falls to the ground.

The power cuts suddenly —
moonlight on snow outside.

Crackling fire —
embers flicker patterns
across her cheek.

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Devika said...

The title struck a chord straight...

I myself am into a change of plan, Masago...like decided to leave of my regulars for good -- both theirs and mine :)

I loved the second much...i love sitting outside in such times :)

first -- an inevitability of time perhaps...
third -- i have just posted a new one at my poetry blog


somehow the reminded of the image there at "Shadows"

now, i need to say -- i have closed comments at my blogs Masago..those with different motives come to spit their spite there...and was not really getting good, kind-hearted support except from a very few...and that would stay, i hope...just saying. :)

hope you get better soon, take care,


John McDonald said...


jem said...

Lovely - a great sense of mood and moment in each. My favourite is the last, perhaps because I'm ready to be warmed by then. I like the sense that the you learn more about the face and the fire flickers when they come together than when you see them apart.

Pamela said...

very nice... I could feel the heat of the fire.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

very cold...

Masago said...

Thank you all!

Devika said...

Came for a new one, Masago..

come again later :)


polona said...

there's a story in this one :)
like it

Dalloway said...

this is one of my favourites of late. its draws some strong images. cheers

Janice Thomson said...

Love the last verse Vaughn - a sense of softness and tenderness