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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Turn the page -






Turn the page


Carefully she squeezed a dollop

Of cement onto the tooth-brush
Leaned over the sink and with a
stop caught her avoided morning
reflection – let it vanish up the air
vent to her half dreamt
vision of self –
young woman of
then, light of foot
free of all weight –
shoulders
and belly-
tight-light
dancing –
barefoot on aquamarine shores –
Ready to ravish and be ravished
in the orange glow
of a new as yet
unlived day –
All so delicious
she could eat it
with a spoon
and did













18 comments:

  1. The imagery is quite captivating and sensual. It's something we all do: think back to our younger, more supple selves. This is a beautiful poem to share on this sunny Sunday morning!

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  2. Amazing like a dream I am lifted to my have dreamt self...light airy and oh so happy...she is there somewhere. I adored the ending....eating up the day with a spoon! We should all strive for that, and with that thought I am going out to the garden to eat it up with a spoon!

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  3. tis a sun shinny poem of facing the day with triumph; enjoyed

    have a nice Sunday

    much love...

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  4. This is such a dreamy poem :D loved the imagery and overall feel of the poem :D
    Hope you have a great week ahead :)
    xoxo

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  5. That young woman is still remembered within, where she lives, at odds with our morning reflections, in my case quite scary, LOL. I enjoyed this, Pearl.

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  6. A dollop of cement on a toothbrush wouldn't be my 'cup of tea,' You have set an interesting scene here, and I hope her yet unlived day turns out to be one of her best.

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  7. How we all wish to be there with the warm sand between our toes ready to ravish or be ravished...

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  8. your poem and the accompanying images were just soothing to my lenses. i commend your creativity and vision. very aesthetically tropical. loved it!!!

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  9. Ah youth! This makes me feel the aliveness of it

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  10. Oh, if we could always let that dreaded and much-avoided morning reflection vanish :-) This is so full of optimism and joy of life. Love it!!

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  11. What a delightful dream while doing the chores!

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  12. When we turn the page such vision does catch our mind to take us to the doorstep of happiness for a moment...lovely

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  13. You have to eat the honey when you can - that's why god gave us false teeth and poligrip!

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  14. The one in the mirror isn't the one we are.

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  15. Enjoyed the dreams and photos !

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  16. Oh yes. This happens to me in the mornings, that young svelt girl gone, the page turned to an image I avoid. Love how you capture such a human moment so beautifully.

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  17. We needed that moment to realize that we are alive and that we have been enjoying life. Great write, Pearl.

    Loved the photos too.

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