Sunday, June 25, 2017

Wild Woman Waves Her Freak Flag



There goes Wild Woman,
head way back, 
and grinning at the sky,
grooving on the puffy clouds
in this almost-July.

She's babbling to the crows
who are making such a din.
She's all adrift in wonder
at this miracle we're in.

She's dancing in the meadow
as she sings a wolfish song.
Some may think she's weird,
but 13 witches can't be wrong.

The blood of Wild Woman
is running through her veins.
They've tried and failed to change her;
 she's too blissfully deranged.

Don't stop her, let her frolic
with the creatures wild and free.
They know she understands them.
They are kindred. Blessed Be.

She's looking at a world
that's just as pretty as you please.
There goes Wild Woman grinning,
freak flag waving in the breeze.


for Magaly's Beautiful Freaks Fest. I couldn't let a beautiful freak fest go by!

13 comments:

  1. So pleased you celebrated your freak (as some would label) to me 'blissfully deranged' is a necessary state of mind in this world ;) LOVE x

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  2. This is brilliant!! Really love your poem!!!

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  3. Sherry, this is delicious. And, you are certainly correct, "13 witches can't be wrong". Heck, they might even be differently correct, just to add to the wild.

    I love the playful tone, all the Nature you bring into your verse... and, of course, your howls made song. :-D

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  4. She is right - this is delicious. It is wildly dancing and curling round the reader. Oh scrumptious, playful and good. I like it! Yes mam!

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  5. Haha! A sight to please sore eyes!

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  6. Loving this wild woman song..infused with magic..fantastic imagery dancing through every line..beautiful!
    Victoria

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  7. I absolutely LOVE the buoyant spirit and defiance in this!!❤️

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  8. Extremely well done. There is more to her than meets the "eye". Relax and enjoy the show.

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  9. Soooooooo love this!!! Ha feel like singing it loud :)

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  10. Love the "blissfully deranged." Would be a great title for another piece!

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  11. Really like your rhyme in this poem, and the subject matter too, .........13 witches.......A most enjoyable read, Sherry.

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  12. Beautiful Wild Woman song, I imagined all us bloggers gathered on a wild retreat.

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