Simply Poetry

Threads Of Gold

Fragile dry leaf

fallen to the ground


unique cultural art

veins of leaf

intricately embroidered in gold

highly skilled craft.


The fallen leaf

left to disintegrate?

Master craftsman

transforms it


valuable piece of art

beautifully adorned

in gold threads.


A dry leaf

left to rot?

or a beautiful

creation begins?

Photos taken at an exhibition (Heritage Festival)


Comments on: "Threads Of Gold" (18)

  1. So entirely lovely πŸ™‚


  2. awomansaved said:

    The pictures of your leaves are almost as pretty as your poem! Much Love, Deborah


    • Thank you for your kind words, Deborah. πŸ™‚ I had the privilege to meet the Laotian artist who is also a medical doctor. Love, Iris.


      • awomansaved said:

        How wonderful you were given the opportunity not only to meet him but to honor his artistry with yours!


  3. Yes, very beautiful. Blessings, Ellen


  4. Marvelous waving the thoughts.Leaves when they dry they nurture the soil they are as precious as gold.Beautiful poem.Jalal


  5. Marvelous imaginary, ethereal and mesmerizing.
    Best regards, dear Iris, Aquileana πŸ˜€


  6. How beautiful. In every stage of life there is beauty and renewal.


  7. A good question.


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