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The Scent of Water

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The Scent of Water

The scent of water steamed off your skin
- I felt boyish, vulnerable;
you peeked through a wisp of hair and beckoned
and all of the stars shot and scrambled.
You blurred in their midst - smiling;
I was your madras clad marionette
all wrapped in tangled strings.
How could I ever forget!
Here on the same shore, the salty scent
- memories of years that have flown but not gone;
emotions so wisely spent
on a promise to carry on.
As your ashes fly to the briny air
remember the promise you made when you left me here ...


Modern Sonnet Written July 16, 2014

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  1. Date: 1/18/2015 4:28:00 AM
    tenderly conveyed..a true beauty, craig.. big congrats!.. huggs

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 11:50:00 PM
    Craig, such a lovely sonnet calling on a remembrance of a promise made.. Beautiful, romantic winner!

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 8:25:00 PM
    Very sensual Craig, congrats xxx

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 4:01:00 PM
    congratulations Craig on this fine heartfelt write,well done,much enjoyed

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 3:16:00 PM
    Congratulations Craig on your win!

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 1:02:00 PM
    Beautiful sonnet many congrats Craig:-) Hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 4:52:00 AM
    This is a nice poem, Craig. Congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 8/4/2014 7:19:00 PM
    Love this

  1. Date: 7/29/2014 12:20:00 PM
    Craig, A wonderful scent and win. <3 Congratulations, in Faye's "Out Of Water" contest... Always ~ Linda ~

  1. Date: 7/24/2014 3:05:00 PM
    The sensual nature of the beautiful poem takes the breath away......wow, this is brilliant !! Lovely poem, Craig !

  1. Date: 7/24/2014 9:47:00 AM
    OH YES< how could I ever forget? This one was OUTSTANDING, CRAIG. Congratulations!!!

  1. Date: 7/24/2014 3:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on a wonderful win with this touching and memorable poem Craig!

  1. Date: 7/24/2014 12:41:00 AM
    Awesome Craig ! Loved it wholesome ,, last two lines the most,, congrats on great win !

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 8:26:00 PM
    Congrats Craig on your win with this poem,well done

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 7:33:00 PM
    wow!!! i love the first 4lines best.. :) great great write indeed.. :D congratulations.. :D!

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 4:23:00 PM
    Ohhh Craig so good so romantic [did the woman die at the end? ashes?] Congrads on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 4:13:00 PM
    Beautiful sonnet, Craig; impressive, as always. Sad...but lovely and captivating. Congrats on a very worthy win. // paul

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 3:31:00 PM
    Hi Craig, So expressive and poignant. Congrats on your win. All best Theresa xx

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 12:55:00 PM
    Congrats on a beautiful win, Craig my friend!.. Hugs.. Arlene

  1. Date: 7/23/2014 12:18:00 PM
    Congratulations Craig on your win in the contest. Verlena

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