Disk

The sun a disk of light. The flowers of purple nectar. My mind reflects. I am here. Yet, I am also with the women marching today…


This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is fullsizerender-3.jpgFlower Pussy Power… watercolor by Hudley


Today was the Women’s March

Many cities and even in Washington DC

They are marching …

I felt connected to it all-

Yet today we cleaned the gutters,

As husband was on the roof

With a long powerful hose,

I waited to clean

the dark

Mud leaves and earthy smelling mire-slush.

As I waited,

I investigated the pool

Clean and blue

I saw the sun

A round perfect sun.

Bright and surrounded

By clouds

as many cauliflowers

And I thought…

“How lovely and bright the sun is, will it hurt my eyes to stare so long?”

I kept looking into the pool

Watching the sun.

A reflection in a clean pool.

A crow flew between us,

The whole reflection and my single view of the sun.

Droplets from the power hose

Rippled in the pool water

I looked away…

A hummingbird stopped in front of me,

Long enough to see a red beating breast.

Then was gone.

I gazed at the sun

The grey clouds

The ripples in the clean pool.

I also thought upon the women’s march…

Earlier, I was in front of my home

I studied the falling rosemary

Exploding with fresh, delicate purple flowers.

The rain also brought the many marching honeybees.

The sun a disk of light. The flowers of purple nectar. My mind reflects. I am here. Yet, I am also with the women marching today…

Today was the Women’s March

Many cities and even in Washington DC

They marched…

Jan./ 22/17 HF

Author: Hudley Flipside

Artist, cartoonist, writer, author, publisher, and Maenad. Punk rock is my prominent history to share. I grew up in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County. Co-owner, editor, and publisher of Los Angeles Flipside Fanzine 1979 to 1989. Living during the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s and now the 2000’s… decades of history to share. My project currently on the horizon is a documentary film. Episodes, a humble creation story, about Los Angeles Flipside Fanzine.

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