Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Ripening Grain



Ripening grain waved
In the summer heat
A crow's call splintered the silence
Our dog crawled into the shade
To gnaw his bone in peace
The clay soil cracked open
As if gasping for air
And I thought of you
What a powerful attraction
Of you just lying there in bed
Collapsed, contented, smiling
Quilt thrown on the floor
The way you said my name
My heart quickens at the thought
I think of escaping this work
Of rushing back home
To be there at your side
And touching you again


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19 comments:

  1. Ah yes.. I see the power of love shining brightly through this beautiful poem.
    Beautifully executed :D

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  2. Whew! When you speak of this power, your poem fairly bursts with energy. This is my new favorite.

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    1. My new favourite too...you've excelled yourself with this one !

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  3. aw...love has that magnetic power..a sweet power poem :)

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  4. Powerful sensuality you have written here. I like how you set the tone and then wow. That's the power of love

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  5. The fields of grain made me think of DH Lawrence - except you condensed the desire more succinctly...he however took 500 pages at least!

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  6. Grain. sun, passion, desire, love all captured in the feelings of intimacy. Nicely done.

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  7. The power of love is so beautifully reflected in your poetry. Loved reading it! Extremely well written!

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  8. What a lovely and poignant memory....you make us see her contented smile, feel your urgency of rushing home to see her again........Sigh.

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  9. Oh, you really excell when you write romantic poetry. This is beautiful, powerful. I love it!

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  10. What powerful images of contentment you build here. Great work!

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  11. old fashioned romance, there is nothing like it. This reminds me of a time when people, couples, connected, they touched, they felt there, were sensations not just fingers hitting keys on a phone. This has imagery, not just words to give a thought but create actual images, they're digestible they are dessert.

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  12. warm and alive Robin and a powerful light that can never be extinguished.

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  13. Kind of reminds me of the song "The Farmers Daughter"....delightful.

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  14. I know it's winter where you are, but this has all the heat of summer.

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  15. Oh yes..that's the power of love!! Fantastic lines.....:)

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  16. That would be a powerful memory to overcome.

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  17. You'd end up with something besides grain ripening.

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  18. estatic, luv the contrasts you used in this piece

    i posted my Power poem late this week its at
    http://myblog-verses.blogspot.com/2015/07/96.html

    much love...

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