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A Poet's Happy Dream

I found myself against a willow propped.
The stones nearby me were a hundred-fold.
and one by one I tossed them as they plopped
into a rill while other pebbles rolled,
as if with one accord, away from me.

Their hundred ripples bubbled sweet champagne.
I drank. . . and then I tasted poetry.
saw flowers dance, and nothing was mundane!
Elysian then became the air I breathed.
The sun glowed purplescent.  Hocus-pocus!
I lay in greenest green while music wreathed
the meadow, lulling me. . . till I lost focus.

I woke to dusk and that inquietude
that ever shadows my dark solitude.

 For PD's GREEN contest (old poems only)

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  1. Date: 11/12/2014 9:53:00 PM
    You love writing sonnets. The form loves you. You write it with ease. Another superb write. As all of your poems I read this too I fav. Because you are my favorite poet.

  1. Date: 6/17/2014 3:01:00 AM
    This is a very descriptive and wonderful sonnet. such a beautiful place for solitude.... Robert.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 2:30:00 PM
    congrats... Love it~ A.O

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 10:20:00 AM
    beautiful write...congrats on your win...fav

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 6:10:00 AM
    Dreamy for sure!..Love it and Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 10:28:00 PM
    Andrea, a fantastic writer. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:32:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, Congratulations, with your winning poem. Thank you for supporting my "Green" contest. Always :-) Linda

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 3:33:00 PM
    love this, but then what else would i expect, from the best sonnet writer on the planet...

  1. Date: 10/11/2011 10:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry placing in Brian's contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/10/2011 7:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your win..Oh the taste of sweet victory.Sara

  1. Date: 10/10/2011 3:02:00 PM
    Nice one Andrea, i really like this poem,blessings from Paul.

  1. Date: 10/10/2011 11:07:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea on another great win with this beautiful entry my friend.. awesome as always .. touching all poets luv..

  1. Date: 1/19/2011 6:26:00 AM
    Must be a winner!Congrats!But how to know the ranking?---kashinath

  1. Date: 3/30/2010 8:41:00 PM
    Congrats for dreaming happily. I enjoyed it.

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 12:16:00 AM
    I love this sonnet, all about solitude and the triumph of finding a way to happiness with poetry. Congratulations, Andrea. (^_^) Noel.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 10:47:00 AM
    What a lovely dream....I enjoyed this winning poem so much!! Congratulations!! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 3:43:00 AM
    A dream of pure bliss, Thanks for sharing it Andrea

  1. Date: 3/27/2010 8:22:00 PM
    Big congrats on your HM in the I Dreamed contest.. a wonderful write and excellent honor for u to so enjoy as u walk to the winners circle for another trip for your great writes..luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 3/27/2010 6:47:00 PM
    This was a great read. Congratulations on placing with it. Joyce

  1. Date: 3/27/2010 5:06:00 AM
    enjoyed reading need to write me something new. :)