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Below is the poem entitled Carnival which was written by poet Theresa T. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A glimmer
of turquoise catches
my eyes’ gaze
from sequins
which adorn a mask set on
a picturesque face.

I am drawn to her.
Streets alive,
But I see only her face
beauty not masked.

Written by Theresa Taylor
For Nette Onclaud’s “Share a Shadorma” contest with topic: carnival.

Copyright © Theresa T

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  1. Date: 8/27/2011 9:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in the contest with this wonderful take on Carnival. and thanks for checking out my Street Photography poem, it is not quite done, I want to add some more to it, later today after work I will do that, but thanks for your comment~~

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 8:59:00 PM
    Cool take on the contest, Theresa, Congratulations on your most worthy place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 4:06:00 PM
    VERY nice. one of the best. Congratulations.

    T Avatar Theresa T
    Date: 8/23/2011 5:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much :) I truly enjoyed writing it because I don't usually write with syllables in mind!
  1. Date: 8/23/2011 1:41:00 PM
    Congrats Theresa on your win.Wonderful approach to do the contest.

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 12:31:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Tony

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 10:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning place placement. Good job! Caryl Ramsdale

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 10:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Nette's "Share A Shadorma" contest Theresa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 9:00:00 AM
    Congrats Theresa on your second place win with this elegant entry on carnival....

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 8:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on the second place win in the contest of nette, Theresa

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 3:48:00 AM
    hey Theresa, congrats on your great win David

  1. Date: 8/22/2011 10:33:00 PM
    This one radiates! Love that it tells a story. Well done, and congrats on the win! Cyndi

  1. Date: 8/22/2011 9:51:00 PM
    oh, yes.. a glimmer unmasked! Great write, Theresa, congrats!

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 9:50:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your creative poetry with us Theresa and the best to you in the contest. I enjoyed reading it this morning. I will be back another time to read more. Love, Carol

    T Avatar Theresa T
    Date: 8/17/2011 12:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks much, I enjoy your positivity!
  1. Date: 8/17/2011 9:45:00 AM
    Theresa Taylor, How lovely this entry of yours. Nette is really into details and energy and you certainly captured both elements. Best to you. Gwendolen

    T Avatar Theresa T
    Date: 8/17/2011 12:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks much. I am not sure why my poem ended up this way. I was lying in bed thinking about the theme of carnival, and all I could think about was magenta sequins and turquoise feathers on a mask, but then with the restraints of the syllables of a shadorma this developed.