Saturday, 17 July 2010

Rampant

RAMPANT

–adj.
1. violent in action or spirit; raging; furious.
2. growing luxuriantly, as weeds.
3. in full sway; prevailing or unchecked.
4. (of an animal) standing on the hind legs; ramping.
5. Heraldry . (of a beast used as a charge) represented in profile facing the dexter side, with the body upraised and resting on the left hind leg, the tail and other legs elevated, the right foreleg highest, and the head in profile unless otherwise specified.
6. Architecture . (of an arch or vault) springing at one side from one level of support and resting at the other on a higher level.



A slow burning
Rampant amber
Desire
Without boundaries
But under cover
Never extinguishable
Not even bottom up


The background picture is copyright of Willow of Willow Manor, who has put it forth as a writing prompt.
Join the writing fun at Magpie Tales.

16 comments:

ninotaziz said...

Loved it ! Cuts straight to heart of the matter!

Carrie Burtt said...

A truly awesome Magpie! :-)

Suz said...

I loved it!

Helen said...

This is a moving, beautiful interpretation of Willow's photo!

signed...bkm said...

Without Boundries, never under cover ....nice read...bkm

willow said...

I love how you used the "bottom up", too! Wonderful, Nathalie!

Catalyst said...

Nathalie, Nathalie,
What shall I make of thee?

Love your Magpie!

Wayne Pitchko said...

bien fait

Angie Muresan said...

Isn't that so? Love this!

Patience said...

I like it

RA said...

Brilliant!

Lena said...

Short, snippy and wonderfully neat!

Anonymous said...

Dear Nathalie: You are very talented; and your poem is most excellent! The poem on the prompt picture IS AWESOME!!!Bottoms up ~ delightful!jANE jONES

Brian Miller said...

nice. bottoms up...and inextinguishable!

Tumblewords: said...

Fresh! Indeed! Top to bottom perfect...

soundoffreedom said...

Nice magpie!