Some commandments for the dreamy Erlking by Paweł Markiewicz

Become a superb troubadour who loves
an eaglet in the starry night full of autumn miracle fulfilled in
the meek ontology!

Taste a beverage of holt-like fairies from a stunning tumbler – to wit
the cranberry juice and some dew enchanted
in the metaphysics!

Sit down near a propitious tumulus – where the archpriest
of the ancient Druids was buried with first
summer starling of epistemology!

Hum a weird-ravishing tune – whose words
have been hidden in the oaken hole in medieval time
full of the aesthetics!

Be a pleasing trustee-friend of the King of Pixies – your
magician of dawn bewitched by the Morning Star
in a logical dreamery!

Give as a present a smattering of grand tulips – flowers
consecrated for the Apollonianly miraculous dwarfs
loving tender Zeus-like aesthetics!

Find out a gorgeous twig of a willow that was
adored by the most romantic poet in his more tender
poesy of historic ethics!

Carry a divine tunic of ancient sibyl of Artemis
who liked the dreamy-meek butterfly of wood loving
the stoicism!

My dreamiest Erlking!!!
Tarry until the first moon-time
from Ionic philosophy of nature!
Enchant all morning starlings
and evening starlets – the beings
from dreamy muse’s hearts.
Yes – no woe – they belong to Apollon.

 

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Paweł Markiewicz was born 1983 in Poland (Siemiatycze). He published English haikus as well as short poems in the best literary magazines of world such as Ginyu (Tokyo), Atlas Poetica (USA), and The Cherita (UK). Recently he has published haiku poems in the Tajmahal Review (India) and Better Than Starbucks (USA). Paweł has published more than 50 poems in German in Germany and Austria and 3 chapbooks in Polish in Poland.