Eager hands caress
resonant textures of cloth; 
stitching colors, prints, shapes …
Material of dreams.

These yearning fingers
weave the fabric of reality
rendered by this palette
of paisley, calico, chintz...

Emerald, sage, verdure...
become grasses and trees
as magenta, carmine, mauve...
blossom into flowers.

Indigo, cerulean, perse...
flow into sky and waters
while mahogany, umber, dun…
rise into mountains.

Time stands still  —
or does it flow?
as threads metamorphose.

© 1997 Judy Anne 

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