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love by the river

Love by the River. 

I carried the old fashion gramophone,
she carried the records to the river. 
We sat and I kissed her while listening 
to 1959 records.

Let´s have a dip. Naked we swam in 
the moonlit river that cleanses disgust.
Her armpits had the aroma of clover

Started gramophone again, music back 
then was so trite, lyrics boring and her 
body looked enchanting in moonlight. 

I threw the bloody music machine into 
the river, she did ditto with the records. 
We made love in stillness as trout waked 
I regretted not having  brought a fishing rod. 

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 8:04:00 AM

    Oh the good old days when everything was new and extra exciting. love, kathy

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen Date: 9/22/2012 1:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    indeed kathy, indeed