File:Dionysos on a cheetah, Pella, Greece.jpg

Poetry’s pictures celebrate eternity,

The breath of flowers

A sacred perfume

Kissing naked eyes

In the porcelain morning.

Stars dance

A window on a velvet night,

Haunting the cup

Of Universe,

Melting fevered desire

To champagne.

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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16 Responses to Dionysiac

  1. jenanita01 says:

    I love the ‘melting fevered desire to champagne…’
    I seem to vaguely remember such an occurrence…


  2. macjam47 says:

    Well done, Sue. A beautiful poem. Love and Hugs.


  3. Beautiful imagery painted by your words. Simply lovely!!


  4. memadtwo says:

    Haunting the cup/Of Universe,–what a wonderful image. And dancing stars too! (K)

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Alli Templeton says:

    Superb poem, Sue. I love ‘A window on a velvet night’, and the thought of that champagne… 🙂


  6. Another amazing poem, Sue. You are on a role.


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