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Author Name: Premiumsheedreams 21 Comments
Date Added: December 13, 2009 11:12:24 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Friendship Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
Esperance....
 
Esperance....
such a beautiful word with meaning; to hope
and rhymes with renaissance
 
my hope, my dreams for you
a day of new beginnings
 goldfinch greetings as you wake
sunrise kisses
walks along the scented esplanade
funnel cakes; sweet realities
of children grown and settled
flambe'...life's flourish
a wish for you to prosper
to thrive; to be in your prime
gilded lily;
anything adorned with your signature
will make the gift even more grande!
gold leaf; a wish
your treasured writings
wrapped in leather covers
with silk ribbons
each page dusted with gold
nuances; life's sensibilities
 and keen awareness
keep your ability to express delicate shadings
of your innermost thoughts and feelings
Dreamland Villa;
your eternal residence; the Azalea Promenade
a drawbridge to represent security;
a safeguard for your heart
driftwood; memories polished
like silver carvings
weathered by many storms
intimate whispers; your secrets
only for those with whom
you've shared the
 password
 
Esperance.....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on March 14, 2010 06:41:11 PM Report
Another beautiful write Linda, and a very well deserved award!   Henry
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on March 7, 2010 04:54:04 PM Report
Hey girl...you've earned this award fair and square. I could gush all over again about this piece but I think I did enough of that the first time around. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Wonderful work Linda!

 

~Barbara~ *who knows a winner when she reads one*

Comment By: PremiumGlata on March 4, 2010 06:56:28 AM Report
Congrats, Linda Jo...Glad to see the win!

Glata

Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on March 3, 2010 11:28:53 AM Report

A brilliant write indeed.......and we also have a little village here in Trinidad named Esperance. Congrats on the award !


Sharon JJ


 


Comment By: FreeThomas Heath on March 2, 2010 03:21:47 AM Report
great poem, a worthy award friend!
Comment By: FreeTanya Harrison on March 1, 2010 08:48:29 PM Report
Excellent Linda Jo! Congratulations lovely lady.
Comment By: FreeAndrew on March 1, 2010 02:05:57 PM Report
loved it when first i read it, and equally pleased and proud am i to add my congratulations to this wonderful work.  way to go, linda jo!!!!
Comment By: FreesHeRi on February 28, 2010 02:52:15 PM Report
Congrats Linda..so glad you won.

Sheri

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on February 28, 2010 12:52:51 PM Report
Linda Jo:  super congratulations on the Feature Poem Award for this excellent write.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeAndrew on December 15, 2009 12:51:35 PM Report
this is beautiful and full of so many images of things that i love (okay so who doesn't love funnel cakes?).  but you truly do hit on some wonderful themes.  I need to include esperance in my lexicon....
Comment By: FreeTanya Harrison on December 13, 2009 06:23:04 PM Report
This is such a lovely poem, Linda Jo.  I loved it from the beginning to the very end.  As always, great writing my friend.
Comment By: FreeMoonStar on December 13, 2009 02:19:12 PM Report
Beautiful and serene is this Linda Jo, I agree with all the others. This type of poem comes along once in awhile. When you see it, you know. You are gifted!!!

 

Moonie xx

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on December 13, 2009 02:04:17 PM Report
Wowowowow Linda Jo...this is absolutely exceptional!! The creative content within is fabulous...I am in awe. I applaud your talent and this masterpiece. I haven't read anything as rewarding in a long time. This is definitely a favorite of mine. This is terriffic from start to finish!

 

~Barbara~ *standing to applaud*

Comment By: FreeLeila on September 15, 2009 11:25:36 PM Report
Yes thanks for your poem; greetings and beginnings form a good pair.  both start something.  Why does "new" come before beginning?
Comment By: FreeBlack on August 30, 2009 08:46:29 PM Report
 feel as though I just explored the city of someones mind with this poem. The draw bridge of trust, the secret memory door for which only those with the password may knock... Everything about this piece gives me a distinct feeling. Even though I can't explain it, I'm glad you gave it to me.

Comment By: FreeMichelle on August 30, 2009 11:43:39 AM Report
This poem sounds sooo fancy and filled with magic. Very encouraging poem. Makes me think of another encouraging poem.
Comment By: FreeHanane on August 30, 2009 10:29:20 AM Report
We all will keep Esperance as you did describe it Linda, it is our unique hope to carry on and never give up. Life to Friendship because of the way you are singing it. Thanks a lot.

 

Your Special listener,

Jay Han

Comment By: FreeHannah Mae on August 29, 2009 03:22:19 PM Report
Wow. This is beautiful. The images are described with amazing precision. I felt like I was walking along with you.

 

Thank you

 

~Shanna

Comment By: Freejohn carter on August 28, 2009 11:13:49 PM Report
So beautful my dear friend.

                                             John

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on August 28, 2009 09:54:49 AM Report

A beautiful air of elegance, Linda, and a gold leaf award for you eloquence....
Enjoyed....
Margaret....The ol' bagperson


Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on August 28, 2009 08:48:59 AM Report
Love it.
It shows your talent well.

You are gifted.

Fletch





 


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