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Below is the poem of the week entitled The First Of Many Smiles which was written by poet Tim Smith.

The First Of Many Smiles

Robins sing joyfully to the morning sun, hidden behind the pale white summer flowers, up in that old basswood tree out back Splish splash splish sounds of the sprinkler water the now lush green grass smells of freshly popped popcorn fragrantly blow in the warm west wind reminding me that today is the farmer's market. I head on over and I'm instantly overwhelmed by vibrant deep red vine-ripe tomatoes an abundance of yellow and white bi-color corn bright bushels of green sweet peepers, (I'm definitely stuffing some tonight). there are dark purple plums Macintosh and Granny Smith apples and my favorite, delicious, mouth watering, succulent peaches. That's when I see her her long dark hazel hair brushing her exposed smooth shoulder standing right there picking out that perfect peach I sidle up and ask her how she knows how she knows which one is ripe she grabs my hand ( I nearly faint) and shows me how to grip one squeezing just right not too soft not to tight flirting and exploring laughing and enjoying the first of many smiles lasting throughout that night

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  1. Date: 9/1/2015 11:08:00 AM

    Had to come back to congrate you for being featured. They made a great choice!

  1. Date: 9/1/2015 11:04:00 AM

    Hey Tim, BIG congratulations on your wonderful poem being chosen for POTW! The excellent imagery has my mouth watering just thinking about it. Excellent writing and expression. Well deserving!! Be Blessed, Neva

  1. Date: 8/31/2015 12:15:00 PM

    Tim, Congrats on POTW!! Very Well-Done!! Cheers and Best, Gary

  1. Date: 8/31/2015 5:47:00 AM

    Congrats on POTW :)

  1. Date: 8/30/2015 5:50:00 PM

    CONRATULATIONS ON POTW! Enjoyed this free verse of the Farmers Market with the bushel of love waiting to be weighed in! Fun! Enjoy the week!

  1. Date: 8/30/2015 4:03:00 PM

    oh she gets to squeeze your plums all week lol congrats on poem of the week Tim:-) hugs Jan xx

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Jan
  1. Date: 8/30/2015 3:52:00 PM

    Congrats on the poem of the week. What a delightful slew of fruits and vegetables one can almost taste. Fantastic write! L

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Lena
  1. Date: 8/30/2015 2:18:00 PM

    Congratulations on the poem of the week... Well deserved Tim.. Its lovely to reread it again !

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Charmaine. You have always been a great supporter of my poetry
  1. Date: 8/30/2015 10:56:00 AM

    Way to go Tim!

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks again Richard
  1. Date: 8/30/2015 10:41:00 AM

    This is a nice summer poem. There is a farmer's market near where I live, too so I can relate to this fine poem. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Matthew... Maybe you could meet someone there
  1. Date: 8/26/2015 12:38:00 PM

    Peaches sure are sweet, Tim. ;) Good always.

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Eileen
  1. Date: 8/26/2015 8:13:00 AM

    For starters, a double WOWer. Third read in a couple of days. Trying to think of something witty to say,b ut, romance trumps wit every time, no? (I said that for the girls). All I can think of is, you must be licensed to love, like James Bond is licensed to kill! Cheers…john

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/31/2015 7:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks John
  1. Date: 8/24/2015 12:32:00 PM

    A marvelous display of emotions as one is led upon a trail of magic moments felt and stored by the author, each encased as a golden nugget within the authors heart. Emile. #7

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Emile. Your visits are most welcome.
  1. Date: 8/24/2015 11:37:00 AM

    OU- La La! Loved it! You had me drolling over the Market when you snuck in that romance... A Winner in all ways!

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carol. To bad they didn't have bacon.
  1. Date: 8/24/2015 8:37:00 AM

    You have nothing to worry about, Mr. King!!!!!!!!

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm not sure. You are persistent and ladies love the beard.
  1. Date: 8/24/2015 8:24:00 AM

    Definitely smile enduring!

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Richard. Have a great week
  1. Date: 8/24/2015 5:01:00 AM

    I am hungry! What a description of things! Marvelous, Tim.

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my friend. I do love a good farmers market
  1. Date: 8/23/2015 9:55:00 PM

    Where's that market? : D If this brunette chooses a more explicit fruit ... this poem will surely be reported. : D Nicely done, Tim. Ruben.

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ruben almost went with banana or the butternut squash. Every Thursday through Labor Day one is held right down the street from here. Stop on by.
  1. Date: 8/23/2015 8:38:00 PM

    Oh lol : ), this puts a smile on my face.. Love this sweet romance along with your detailed descriptions.. Going to my fvs..Charma.

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad I can bring a smile to that lovely soul. May all your peaches be perfect: )
  1. Date: 8/23/2015 7:59:00 PM

    Smiles can make someone's day, this poem can also make someone smile away, yep! I like Tim xxx

    Smith Avatar Tim Smith Date: 8/24/2015 12:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Vie

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