Stowed Amid A Solstice Dream – Max Meunier

end this e’er incessant stream
of penance prying open seams
with hypervigilance unspoken
stowed amid a solstice dream

halt this hallowed grand illusion
bending will with blind intrude
bleeding onto open canvas
tapestries of hope construed

stay thy tongue of saintly affect
straying from each painted breath
brushing bold projections thrust
beyond the surface tension’s depth

swallow all the seas between us
stinging erstwhile tears of trust
lost in sallow shores born waning
scars implore fomenting rust

sink into the brink of madness
tingling impingent caress
ere we held this cursed congress
acquiescing fear’s duress

in the interim entangled
dangling whims will surely shed
sans decorum, sowing unheard
cries of autumn blur, bereft

Author: Max Meunier

Feminist. Ailurophile. Musician. Poet. Human.

13 thoughts on “Stowed Amid A Solstice Dream – Max Meunier”

  1. a perfect accompaniment of our seasonal chill… loved the word selection & solid rhyme scheme, paired nicely with pensive content. look forward to more of your work.

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    1. Thank you for your kind words regarding my poem. It really means so much to have someone whom you respect take the time to both read and offer their thoughts on things. I look forward to reading more of yours and everyone else’s work at SD. I appreciate your consideration.


      1. I am still trying to figure out this whole writing thing tbh. Those whom I consider to be true poets at heart such as yourself are what keeps me inspired and the support that you show helps me to believe in myself. Thank you for this.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words and considerate offer. I would absolutely be honored to be able to contribute to such an incredible group of writers who share the values closest to my heart. I appreciate your consideration. ❤ ❤

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    1. Thank you so much Jasper. You have been so generous and considerate in all of this. I know my idiosyncrasies can be difficult to accept, which makes me appreciate everything you have done, and continue to do that much more meaningful. I am humbled by your thoughtfulness.


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