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Idyll

I am lost
Basking in radiant eyes
Like the grass grows fonder
Bending to the sun's sultry cries
Undressing summer’s silhouette
Fall's blushing fingertips
Warmed by the naked thought
Of hope's supple lips
I am crushed
By heaven's downy gait
Rain’s rose petal toes
Caressing tantric throes
For my heart is adrift
Imbued by harmonic hues
Nature's idyllic shoes
Twirling her golden hand
I am cured
By laughter's contagious dare
Leering through lipstick hair
Strawberry tines
Tickling my helpless spine
Springtime invading
Passion parading
That which winter cannot bear
I can taste
The fruit of her fertile kiss
The nectar of blooming bliss
Like sweet wine suckled
From Eden’s weeping vine
The scent of a sacred sign
For only love's bounty
May find her

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  1. Date: 12/22/2009 3:25:00 PM

    Congratulations on being a first round survivor and the best to you in the finals Xavier. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 9:15:00 AM

    Congrats on your poem winning the first round of PS contest!! Very well deserved, enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry. Here’s wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2010 be your best year ever! Love Light Patty

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 1:24:00 PM

    Where have you been, Xavier? I still have the David Cook poem on my wallpaper. I read it over and over again. Congratulations on moving to the next round with this great poem! Wishing you joy and happiness in the New Year, love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 10:50:00 AM

    Many congratulations on reaching the second round with your fine poem >> James

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 11:16:00 AM

    Many congrats on your poem being featured this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 10:53:00 AM

    Just a wonderful ..ride....so romantic! Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/9/2009 2:39:00 AM

    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 12/8/2009 5:02:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Xavier. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/7/2009 12:27:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poem being featured >> James

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 11:57:00 PM

    Congrats on your featured poem! ***Danielle***

  1. Date: 4/15/2009 3:17:00 PM

    passionately wonderful,deep too-charma

  1. Date: 4/8/2009 1:31:00 PM

    This is simply beautiful... and I love your comparison between nature and a beautiful lover... this is exquisite!! Thank you so much for your comment on ¨To Implode¨and for your encouragement on my imagery when obviously I am talking to a master.

  1. Date: 4/5/2009 8:45:00 PM

    "I can taste The fruit of her fertile kiss The nectar of blooming bliss Like sweet wine suckled From Eden’s weeping vine?" - beatifully romantic comparison, Xavier! Anyway thank you for your comment. Love, iolanda

  1. Date: 4/5/2009 1:18:00 PM

    What a gift for words you have, Xavier. This poem was deliciously rich with passion..."lipstick hair," "Strawberry tines," and "The nectar of blooming bliss." Awesome work!

  1. Date: 4/5/2009 11:16:00 AM

    Idyll shows great passage thru time. With a playful use of words and romance, shines the senses, indeed! Shows also the poet's place with ease. Thansk, Jan