Affluence of purification

please settle, please.
Lush magnificence
awaits Duenna.

Glissade: his specialty.


31 thoughts on “Duenna

  1. Like some of your other commenters, Audrey, I had to look up definitions for two of your words (sorry, but we’re not all gifted with huge vocabs!!) ‘Tis lovely, both the plant and the to-the-point verse!


  2. I must admit that I had to Google the definition of two words in here: duenna and glissade. So thank you for expanding my vocabulary 🙂 This poem makes me think of two — opposing — wishes. On one side, a wish to settle. On the other, the wish to glide. And a tension between the two.


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