By J Ann Crowder

In my dreams a sylph sang whilst silver rain collided and leapt off stone to marine beds, dancing as pirouettes—splashing ballerinas

Thus, such a sylph's purging delight beckoned me to earth’s glassy, vermilion horizon

There, a water nymph glistened as each scale of her gilded tail shimmered a corydalis green, like an impenetrable dragon wing’s magic

Near this aquamarine diamond of sea, wedgwood forests awoke where sage walls of mountains protected fairy fey fortresses filled with flitting sprites nestled amongst crimson berries and pines dressed in mistletoe greys

There, a centaur galloped swiftly, relishing in a wind's secret whisperings

I gingerly plucked seashells whilst pink pixies flickered in distances like fireflies at midnight's hearth or a spin of constellations upon frozen, timeless space

In my dreams, such images breathed a mystified folklore, living as those timeless and frozen oceans of constellations above


Fantasy. Written May 2nd, 2017.

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Robert L. Martin
about 2 years

I don't have the words that you have to describe the scene as eloquently as you do.

Imrogue
about 2 years

Nice images ! I 've always wanted to write about fairies...someday... meanwhile, I'll enjoy reading yours!

J Ann Crowder
J Ann Crowder
about 2 years

Thank you!

Imrogue
about 2 years

Nice images ! I 've always wanted to write about fairies...someday... meanwhile, I'll enjoy reading yours!

Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

I would like to see those "pink pixies flickering like fireflies."
I saw a couple of them in voodoo Bourbon St, New Orleans.
This is absolutely a timeless fantasy poem, a Shakespearean
midnight dream, but for all season! Happy that you caught a centaur, relishing at that. I can easily see myself singing with the sylph and the nymph in the rain! Fantastic images! I am happy you are happy dwelling in this fantasy world. Love, fave. Thank you for sharing this dream, Jennifer. Please dream some more! Love the photo as well.

J Ann Crowder
J Ann Crowder
over 2 years

Always a pleasure to hear from you. I love to write fantasy. I often dream about it. I'm in the process of writing a novel.

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

@J Ann Crowder : First signed copy spoken for. And thank you very much!

J Ann Crowder
J Ann Crowder
over 2 years

@Nelson D Reyes: absolutely!

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