I wandered through a portal
Into a second world
Of tangerine trees
And marmalade skies
Not knowing how
To find my way back
I stopped to have
Some tea and pastries
Using my pleasant detour
As an excuse to ask for directions.
The party at which I was present
Had many and motley attendees
Of sundry species
One dafter than the other.
Each one’s stature and girth
Rose and fell according to mood.
Some introduced themselves as
Calliope, Clio, Erato, and Euterpe,
Each of whom gave me a cup
From which I drank my sweet fill.
Now lately I sit here lonely
Upon my cushion so pale and grey
And attempt to re trace the directions
To the world I did visit that day.
Welcome back to NA(GLO)POWRIMO .
Here’s yet another contribution to dVERSEPOETS OPEN LINK NIGHT .