03 October 2015

Fair Comparison to Things Enskied

By Bud Koenemund

For Melissa B.

What would you desire; words enchanting
Your heart, or igniting flames in thy soul?
I can wield them; create by descanting
Upon love and veiled lust with quill and scroll.
Inspired by a grace unseen, my pen
Takes flight, striving to reveal some small truth
With verse; granting immortality when
Thy mem’ry lives on in eternal youth.
Let those lips I long for whisper the tune,
And rhymes will flow praising sapphire eyes,
Brighter, by fancy, than the Sun and Moon –
But, fair comparison to things enskied.
   A new muse fires imagination,
   And I return songs of adulation.

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