Posted by: Ron DuBour | December 29, 2017

Homemade Wine~by Paul Lenzi


 

 

Homemade Wine

wine

Painting by Marlina Vera

pressing of the grape
ancestral imperative
yielding hospitality
lifeblood of family
immortal elixir
congenial of body

with the last vivid
personal label affixed
a season of bottles
lay corked in their racks
who will be honored
with first ruby glass

only a priest of the
purple hand brotherhood

 

 

From my book Range of Motion


Responses

  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

    • most welcome always!!


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