The Meter is Irregular, Volume 5
Colorfast – Part 2 - The Meter is Irregular, Volume 5, is the fifth installment of a multivolume collection of hundreds of poems, from bestselling author Rodney Charles. Each volume follows the evolution of the author who hopes to leave a poetic legacy for his children dealing with self-identity, self-honesty, grief, death, spiritual progress and loving. Within these pages, he chronicles his own unique discoveries and imaginations in the hope of leaving a few life-lessons-learned for his family - his muse.
~ Rodney Charles is the author of Parenting Teenage Werewolves, Liberating Teenage Werewolves, The Inner Life of Turtles, The Land of Love, Art & Genius, Miracles of the Saints, Lighter Than Air, Publish It Now, Book Marketing Basics, and the best-selling Every Day a Miracle Happens.
My dearest consort tells me
she is misunderstood,
unappreciated by kith and kin—
all the world.
Your voice is pretty,
like a morning bird,
but the patient stars hear each litigant,
bearing witness to all sides.
Mute with wisdom,
and every plaintiff,
washed in the awe of starlight,
confesses nothing whatsoever