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Author Name: Premiumsheedreams 12 Comments
Date Added: January 10, 2012 15:01:47 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Ode to the Lime
Ode to the Lime
 
blossoms; delicately 
sweet like maiden's skin so fair
and dream-scented hair upon her pillow.
aroma of love revived,
poured from the tipped bowl
of crescent moon like flowing wine
to awaken and tantalize.
 
a rare fruit; when ripe is green
and laughs at sugar, honey sweet.
a small porcelain cup of lustful energy
cut open, the pulp a matching green
two halves reveal the mystery
of hummingbird wings, chrysolite,
and her glowing green eyes.
 
a magic potion of fragrant oil
that gives truth to tongues
and desire to lips;
pouting and pursed
like tropical kissing fish.
 
come close my dear,
share a slice of love with me.
 
 
Author's Notes:
written in the style of Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, and 1971 Nobel Peace Prize winner.
 
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on January 11, 2012 03:39:36 AM Report
What a perfect piece of writing.  It is almost biblical.  I am so glad you changed the color of the font -- I was unable to read it when it was lime-color -- my eyes are bad.  I am not familiar with PN, but I'm sure he would be honored to know that you have given him such a tribute! --David
Comment By: FreeDirk Kruger on January 11, 2012 02:20:03 AM Report
i have read a bit of pablo week , he's a great poet. love this poem, it's so soft ,,but the last line


come close my dear,
share a slice of love with me



hmmmm Nice


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on January 10, 2012 05:37:57 PM Report
Hard to read you know were all getting older... Beautiful as always I have a book of his a true poet!! Always ~ She Whispers
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on January 10, 2012 04:11:56 PM Report
This is a beautiful color poem.  My eyes are not good.  I was unable to read it because I need more contrast. Anyhow, it's a beautiful lime color!  --David
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on January 10, 2012 03:36:01 PM Report
Beautifully written in every sense of the word but would prefer the font in a darker colour, so light it makes it difficult to read and so distracts from the poem itself~Graham.
Comment By: FreeMaples on October 29, 2010 10:46:17 PM Report
This is such a delicate poem. It makes me want to lick my lips like I can already tast it. So pure. True delight. Thank you for sharing.
Comment By: FreeMary F. Charest on October 21, 2010 11:08:29 PM Report
Linda, this is amazing.  Pablo would be so proud.  Your words are so beautiful, sensual and they flow so well...and the green font, I love it.  Now...I want a lime, with some salt on it.

" rare fruit; when ripe is green
and laughs at sugar, honey sweet
a small porcelain cup of lustful energy
cut open; the pulp a matching green
two halves reveal the mystery
of hummingbird wings, chrysolite,"

Great writing,
Mary

Comment By: FreeAndrew on October 18, 2010 04:03:23 PM Report
you provide the lime, i'll bring the tequila and triple sec - got any salt?
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on October 12, 2010 09:40:20 PM Report
AWESOME~!!  You have been visited by the Gods, dear friend~!!  This is pure genius~!  What a lovely, lovely write,...so smooth...so well put together.  Now, I shall have to read about him on your page~!!  I really liked this....into faves....

Huggles and Poems....Margaret....

Comment By: FreeHenry M. on October 12, 2010 11:06:57 AM Report
Veyr soft, sweet and sensualLinda, it would be a very tempting slice indeed!   Henry
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on October 12, 2010 09:45:31 AM Report
Linda Jo:  magnificent!!  Your write is beautiful --

An interesting format --

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeRobert on October 12, 2010 08:33:20 AM Report
I have read Pablo Neruda and found this in his style very good L.J. and oh so much like your friend MRTT!




 


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