Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A symphony of delight


I noticed her
There at the bus stop
So I dared to speak to her

It was so cold
She was wrapped up warm
And happy to talk to me

I asked her out
Jazz club "No", film "Yes"
Held hands in the cinema

She loved music
Sang in a chorus
Got ticket for "Iolanthe"

So I loved her
While tripping hither
Now married with three children

Music was then
The food of sweet love
A symphony of delight

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10 comments:

  1. Love the last lines of "music was then the food of love, a symphony of delight." Moving.

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  2. This is a nice way of incorporating the theme of love with music. I could picture both the narrator and the girl mentioned dancing in a classical ballroom. Reading your poem was like reciting a scene from a black and white movie. Really neat. :)

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  3. How music can be the impetus for a loving union. Very candid in simplicity oldegg!

    Hank

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  4. Ah, it is wonderful to find someone who shares one's interests. This truly IS the foundation of true love.

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  5. "Music was then the food of sweet love." Oh yes. It was.

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  6. Well written, I immediately heard The Hollies singing "Bus Stop"

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  7. I feel the muse-ic of delight in this sweet lyric narrative. Thank you!

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  8. I love how you cleverly unfurled this story over two prompt sites..i am glad i read them in the order i did..and even gladder they broke that silence

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  9. Oh, the melody of love! So sweet, old egg :)

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