A Thought Today MAG

April 11, 2010
By Joseph123 PLATINUM, Paris, Other
Joseph123 PLATINUM, Paris, Other
26 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Monarch mustiness settles over the peach blossoms,
Blowing over the sweet honeysuckle
Battered in air by the hummingbird wings
And the sun lifts in arms of pale light.

Our legs are swift past Glencoe, past Ayr
Through simmering, silver streams, rushing as a
Banshee through the start of day, past pushes
Of wind calling our names.

And they claim our hearts, entangled between
The grapevines we steer clear of, neglecting the simple
Fact that we love each other, and need
each other
Like a poem needing words.

Otherwise, there's no print at all.

Just emptiness – well, except for the heart of the poem.


The author's comments:
I wrote this poem a few weeks ago just before I went to bed...it's springtime now in Paris, and the evenings are a little bit lighter, so I had the perfect ambiance to write this poem.

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on Apr. 24 2016 at 7:48 pm
Luckystar78 ELITE, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"..though warm as summer it was fresh as spring." (Thomas Hardy) ("Far from the Madding crowd")

Lovely, detailed images in this poem!!

on Jul. 18 2014 at 6:42 pm
DeanMoriarty SILVER, Newark, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
“Letting it get to you. You know what that’s called? Being alive. Best thing there is. Being alive right now is all that counts.”
— The Doctor

your word choice is excellent and I like the flow you've created, definetly a great poem.

on Nov. 10 2010 at 9:20 am
Joseph123 PLATINUM, Paris, Other
26 articles 0 photos 6 comments
Thanks! I've looked at your pieces and they're really good too!

on Nov. 3 2010 at 7:36 pm
Hope_Allie SILVER, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Words. Solitary groups of letters, added together to express on page your emotion. Love in ink. Pain in pen.-Paul Putman

this is some pretty smashing poetry! love the way i feel like im there....i think that would be imagery? well anyways keep it up okay! 

p.s. lucky your in Paris



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