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The Visual Poetry of Poeticah explores the boundaries between poetry, languages, and traditional with computer visual art.

This is a poem from my chapbook Blue Mundi.

<<Blue Mundi>> A Letter of Love La carta de amor is found in the doomed prisoners jacket It is handed to the French colonel With glowing eyes he smiles and says Oooh la femme! Toujour la femme! Oh the woman! Always the woman! as he begins to read The Lady Always The Lady Dressed in full frills upon full frills down to the floor A black veil surrounds her white-rose complexion She prays to La Virgen holding thunder storms and black moon nights deep within her watery eyes Betrothed to El Coronel She dares to never dance with him She yearns to dance into the last shooting star with El Jefe Liberal the rebel the fugitive Absorbed in the golden waves that flow from his lips <<Blue Mundi>>