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Author Name: Premiumsheedreams 6 Comments
Date Added: July 15, 2009 22:07:31 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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she discovered glitter...
 
her life seemed so plain...
perhaps she was just tryin' to chase
away the summer-time blues 
with a craft project of card-stock, fabric,
 and various shades of glitter.
might it be a fair trade...
to exchange the black canyon days
of intense heat and despair
for a walk under the barren palo verde trees?
 
she was suddenly awakened from 
her world of dreams...
was that a knock she heard
or just the desert wind
blowing a mouthful of sand against the door?
yesterday's silence was beginning 
 to walk away...
she finally found the voice
that had been held captive for years.
 
she waved good-bye with small fingers
and the makin' of a grin
the soft glow of the porchlight
caught each fleck of purple star dust
that sparkled on his light blue T-shirt,
khaki shorts and
whiskered chin.
 the night....she discovered glitter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Author's Notes:
this is written in the "dressy casual" style...a name that i have coined and given to the poetry style of lyncookson in particular...she wears it well.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeSilkinTears on July 17, 2009 01:26:58 AM Report
Well written Linda. She found her voice and discovered glitter how very original.
Helen

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on July 16, 2009 05:24:44 PM Report
It's always good to venture into new twrritory...Nicely done, Linda...len
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on July 16, 2009 08:24:44 AM Report
Linda:  I like this -- a new style and you and lyn have it conquered.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 15, 2009 11:52:07 PM Report
YOU ALWAYS BRING FORTH SUCH AMAZING POETRY....

She Whispers

Comment By: TrialAnn on July 15, 2009 11:41:20 PM Report
Transition poetry is what I call it. Nice work.   Ann
Comment By: FreeHanane on July 15, 2009 10:48:18 PM Report
I discovered my glitter throug your emotional poem dear Linda. oh yeah I did go so far in a sacred home you built up warmly with your beating words.

 

You are so Pretty!

 

Your Friend,

HAN





 


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