Blue Mountain Jewel

Plunged into
the crevasses of a
love untrammeled,
you are my Blue
Mountain jewel,
my wind-scourged
base selected by
the elements. Burn
ished with slow in
frared heat, your
original grace is like
tiny iron grommets
holding my turbulence.

George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, the Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in the USA Today, Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, the Havana Times, the South China Morning Post, the Buffalo News, and more. 

See all his poems on Tea House here.

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