Enamel

Enamel

Dreams
made of enamel,
panels in peacock plumage,
in crimson and ivory patches,
in frames of gold.

Dreams
poured into pictures,
of wide-eyed faces,
of white-winged boats,
of bursting baskets.

Dreams
fished out of night,
luminous, solid,
age-old, valid,
with veins of gold.

Christina Egan © 2014

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