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Black Balloon

so dry
where you are
who you are,
in the dead of June.
such rain
where I am
who I am,
in the dead of June.
I'll come back home
back to you
belong to you,
in the dead of June.
I'll knot this twine
around the storm
and bring home the
summer rain,
my black balloon.

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  1. Date: 5/7/2009 11:43:00 PM
    Alyssa, I enjoyed reading our poem. Thanks for sharing this to us. I have also a featured poem this week. Ernilando

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 11:43:00 AM
    Wow, I really enjoy the punch-drunk elements of confusion on this one, Alyssa! The conclusion of the poem pulls together the theme with great aplomb, crafting a tight yet haunting vision. Warm regards, John.

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 4:59:00 AM
    Ps. "Can't wait for 'Your' next write!!!":):)~Smile, "Thanks For Stopping By Also~It Is Always An Honor!!!":):)~Now, "Go Fly That Black Balloon~Smile~Bye Alyssa!!!:):) ~

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 4:54:00 AM
    ....I'll knot this twine around the storm and bring home the Summer rain~'My Black Balloon'"~There is a group called The Goo Goo Dolls with a great song called "Black Balloon"~Have You ever heard of them or it? Whatever You do Alyssa? Do not ever stop writing~"EVER!!!":):)~Because "You Are Brilliant!!!":):)~And, I hope I shall see You again soon!!!:):)~"My Love Forever To 'You & Your Loves,' Eternally, John!!!"::):) Bye ~

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 4:47:00 AM
    Ohh, this one is straight from "Your Precious Soul Gifted Alyssa Finley!!!":):)~Its like You just want to read it a few times to absorb all of the profound emotions form "Your Priceless & Precious Heart Young Lady!!!?:):)~"back to you, belong to you, in the dead of June"....cont....

  1. Date: 4/3/2009 3:41:00 PM
    poetic. jhl

  1. Date: 3/27/2009 2:52:00 AM encourage and pround in which these wonderful abilities that You surely do hold! And whatever You do do? Never stop writing~for it is a gift which sems to flow within your very soul!:) And this write here, again, is just another example unto that very truth!:) Have a very glorious and beautiful day dear Alyssa Finley! Your admirer, John Rhinem! Bye....

  1. Date: 3/27/2009 2:43:00 AM
    This reminds me of a song by a group called The Goo Goo Dolls, and their song called "Black Balloon"~But You seem far far from the subject of that of that piece! Actually, as I have noted, you are a are as amazing astoundly gifted young writer, well beyond her age of what would seem gifted abilities! So much so, that it almost seems enchantedly memermizing! And, my hat is off unto You; that is, if I even wore a hat....cont....