July 23rd MAG

March 3, 2009
By Andrew Dobies GOLD, Long Grove, Illinois
Andrew Dobies GOLD, Long Grove, Illinois
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Sometimes nothing is better
than a glass of cold water
poured
on my feet,
sizzling
on the hot asphalt.

Sometimes the dragonflies buzz
and whine
like an old woman
who claims she’s had enough of life
but won’t give it up,
not yet.

Sometimes the sun is hot on my neck
and your kiss is the only balm,
cool and passionate
like the distant stars who fleck the sky.
I will need you in the summer.



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on Oct. 18 2011 at 12:53 pm
whitetiger303 PLATINUM, Elmira, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Nothing last forever"

nice poem i really like it

on Sep. 18 2010 at 1:08 pm
Wellington BRONZE, Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Richard M. Nixon

oh god this is love

on Dec. 2 2009 at 3:40 pm
CaseyLeigh PLATINUM, Moraga, California
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Favorite Quote:
My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to.

Beautiful poem--I love the imagery!

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on Sep. 12 2009 at 9:26 pm
Bex24 BRONZE, Toronto, Other
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Really great work! Wow. I love your wording. I love the imagery. Keep it up!

Adia said...
on Sep. 12 2009 at 3:35 pm
wow it gave me shivers!

AmnyR BRONZE said...
on Sep. 12 2009 at 7:22 am
AmnyR BRONZE, Clifton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
To the world, you may be just one person, but to one person, you may be the whole world. ~unknown

wow, i love this sooooo much! one of my new favorites. i really really like it!

on Aug. 7 2009 at 1:37 am
MeaganDear BRONZE, Middletown, Connecticut
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I love this, so much!

on Jul. 9 2009 at 3:31 am
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

It's also great to know that I'm not the only one who titles their poems with dates :) Please, I'd love it if u would stop by and read some of my poems and comment. Thanks so much! Again, great job on this poem :)

on Jul. 9 2009 at 3:28 am
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
79 articles 0 photos 179 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Beautiful, one of the best poems I've read! Keep up the great work. This peace is amazing, purly and truly :)


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