Dagmar Westphal and Gabriele Hartman

Regardless of the way
a spring cheese


Snow showers
accompany the pilgrimage
the sand martins

around slender birch trunks
wound a blue ribbon

my night still gray
the tulip guard stands at attention
in front of neighbors hangover

deepened in father's face
his smile - opened

the album of yore:
Moonlight caresses yellowing,
shaking hands.

Autumn trumpets sound
for the source stone that dark tone


Second sentence, first part


Loses again
my longing for words
in the thick fog

there is something to carry me
and hold me when I fall -

shiny eyes
Polishing school leavers
the stumbling blocks

flee on bare feet
hugged silently by the shadow

the big pointer
We shouldn't be overtaken
wait a little?

your patience in the end
worthless: neither good nor bad


Second sentence, second part

Stormy mood
behind the handcart
a male conversation

regardless of the way
the dragonfly sheds its skin

ruffled smoke
the fellow student leans
relaxed back

his thoughts wander
to those distant hills

Cherry lips
the gentle curve between
Heaven and Earth

lying in the grass look like
the cloud cuckoo home is growing


Third sentence, first part

Colorful awnings -
the ice cream seller back
from Italy

old blind listening
the buzz of a Vespa

in pairs around the lake -
just look at the great crested grebe
take heart

forged rings
gradually they become narrower

Time itself supple
to be released from frosty
Clasp - now

her waltz has faded away
A high at the turn of the year


Third sentence, second part

Hailstorm shredded
Winter seeds tattered

Evergreen on porcelain
curiosity in their eyes

how old how precious
it may be so awesome
the brush stroke

Lowered eyelids ... candles
spread fragrances

bare branch knocks
the roof hatch - Luna closes
the star curtain

Chestnut flour by the stove
a steaming quiche



Now its glow
already pale - the carpet of leaves
breaks under the boot

protected amphibians
rest at the edge of the forest

the conductor
lifts the baton the whispering
strengthens to the hurricane

dries the dripping hair
dancing meadow children

white azaleas
next to the blackboard ... her screeching
at the letter A

Thank the sun - joy flows
from all pores: it drains!



Dagmar Westphal lives and writes at Celle

Gabriele Hartman in the Westerwald


Overture: F, F, F, V, H / M, H

Second movement: H, V, L, L, LV, V; S, S, V, V, F / B, F

Third movement: F, V, L, L, W / V, W; W / V, V, V, H / M, H

Epilogue: H, V, V, F / V, F / B, F

F = spring, S = summer, H = autumn, W = winter,

V = various, L = love, B = bloom, M = moon


2017 in bon-say-Verlag, Gabriele Hartmann,
Ober der Jagdwiese 3, 57629 Höchstenbach

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