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Monday, March 14, 2011

Like Violets

Velvet you lifted
a tiny pot from
the windowsill high
above, brushed petal
to cheek and in
transported loamy
lushness opened
yet another wonderland
door

20 comments:

  1. There was something immediately emotive about this moment caught in time.

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  2. The senses, smell, touch, sound can so easily trigger reverie. Lovely.

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  3. Hey, Pearl! I love this, especially "brushed petal to cheek"... nice image.

    ~laurie

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  4. This is a lovely image. I love petals against the cheek!

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  5. Lovely on multiple levels.

    Welcome to Poets United Number 200!

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  6. when one door closes, another opens.

    lovely tale.

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  7. A soft and dreamy piece. Perfect, as Spring knocks gently at our doors.

    Poetry24…where news is the Muse

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  8. Pearl - you create such strong, vivid imagery with your words. From the first words: "Velvet you lifted..." I was totally caught up in your poem!

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  9. Thank you each and everyone
    A fine welcome
    Poets United has begun!

    Delighted and honored looking forward to reading and commenting in turn.....to those I have just met....thank you for the kind reception...to " old" friends as always so good you hear from you.... At some point I will get to figuring out how to spruce up " imagine". For now please just...well..imagine how it might evolve..

    Again thanks to all!
    PKP

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  10. such a delicate and lovely poem...

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  11. these are lines inseparably connected with each other, like an organic life being. what a imagination!
    and thanks for dropping comment on my blog. :-)
    as an individualist, me too, not a group person, but i am always delighted to see some bright individuals, and enjoy their creative works!

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  12. Yun Yi... thank you so very much what a lovely compliment!

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  13. Thank you for opening the door. I love the feel of velvet petals too.

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  14. So lovely these fragile words for these fragile petals...wonderful..bkm

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  15. These violets seem v.popular with gardeners and houseplant enthusiasts. I've learned a lot about looking after them.

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  16. I love the words you chose as one is embracing change. The delicate balance and trepidation...beautiful~

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