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Serpentine & Elven


By Brea Morgiane




Serpentine and elven
arms of grace
hands reach to the heavens.

sweet music, elemental, driven
a smoky trace
serpentine and elven.

snake silk jewels giving
an exotic taste
hands reach to the heavens.

drums sound heartbeat rhythm
coins reflect the fireplace
serpentine and elven.

kohl-rimmed eyes
a starry space
serpentine and elven
hands reach to the heavens.




About the Poet

Brea Morgiane is a professional Oriental dancer with nine years of experience.  She has danced in such far-flung places as Hawai’i, Nova Scotia, Key West, Scotland, and Minnesota.  She currently is in California.  She is a historian and anthropologist.

She is also a writer of novels, screenplays, and short stories, and has been a writer long before she was anything else.

See also Brea's article Is It History? elsewhere on this web site.

Brea Morgiane



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