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Incandescence Blooms

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

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Incandescence Blooms

new lovers - glowing - 
explore each other's bodies

      incandescence blooms

              the moon peeks down through branches
                                    of the oak two lie beneath




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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 9:23:00 AM

    beautiful poem, well written. In such a windy and snowy day, reading this piece just completes my relaxation. What a poem!

  1. Date: 11/25/2012 9:39:00 AM

    Haven't got a handle on this one yet glad to see you did SO well. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 11:36:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Su's "Tanka-The Pivot" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 8:00:00 AM

    Congratulations my dear friend, Andrea! love/hugs, LG

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 7:20:00 PM

    Whew!...Love under the old oak tree? VERY nice and I like the interesting layout, spacing, etc....makes it even more compelling...congrats my friend! - Tim

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:49:00 AM

    Andrea, congrats in the tanka contest :-) always~ pd

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 2:54:00 PM

    blooming indeed, andrea! a very sensual tanka; I like the unusual line layout you have here, it works very well, congrats! :-)

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 12:40:00 AM

    Congratulations on winning an Honorable Mention in my contest, TANKA - THE PIVOT, Andrea. Great contrast between the heat ("incandescence") of the moment and the cold light ("moon") that had perhaps been witness to another scene. The branches of the oak (a metaphor for life?) must have been denude of folage for the moon to peek through. Memories have the tendency to be evoked when we are placed in a similar situation, not least of these being after a passionate embrace. Love, Su

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 4:48:00 PM

    Yes I am having trouble with soup mail and cannot send it out. Thanks for the heads up that others are having problems as well. Love the imagery in this poem. Leaves lots to imagine ha ha. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 4:20:00 PM

    This is outstanding! I love it! I hope I can make one. Good luck and best wishes always my dear friend! hugs:)LG

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 6:48:00 AM

    Interesting work..Winner for sure..I have looked at the contest but I needed to do some research and haven't..Thanks for stopping by..I don't know how I missed this one..Sara

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 8:14:00 PM

    the title drew me in, the images kept me reading...as lovely as i had thought it would be, you handle this form very well!

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 8:35:00 AM

    Great job writing this tanka, Andrea. You know me when it comes to the syllable counts of Japanese forms written in English. Hey, most of my previous tanka posted on the Soup are actually pseudo-tanka(I am practicing off-site and not publicly posting my latest tanka). Lovely imagery in this romanticist tanka. It's good to see that a few soupers are beginning to catch on(even so, one person's thoughts on wot tanka is/isn't, can still be very biased.

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 7:57:00 AM

    nice imagery! best wishes in the contest :)

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 11:57:00 PM

    Suzette should like this one because I like it. Good work as usual Andrea.

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 11:10:00 PM

    You have penned down a very romantic atmosphere in this tanka Andrea.Good pivot line here.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 4:27:00 PM

    Hey Andrea, place me under the branches of this oak, I would like to be the star of this amazing Tanka write! Best of wishes. One love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 3:42:00 PM

    soupmail for ya`:)

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 2:59:00 PM

    I like Joe's comment below...I too wonder how many lovers this oak has seen....? Romantic setting with nature curiously taking a peek! Love it! (NO BUG BITES IN THE POEM?...awwww,...give the lovers a few bug bites!! hahaahhahah....Suzette should really appreciate this entry!

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 1:51:00 PM

    That kind of moon glow will keep you young! I missed your contest on clerihew's. Stupid library hours. :) I hear happy birthday is in order, late or otherwise, HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREA!

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 1:10:00 PM

    Well theres a tank full of emotion in this one Andrea.." Wonder how many Lovers the oak has seen?? (Enjoyed)

    Maverick Avatar Joe Maverick Date: 10/14/2012 1:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh and best wishes 4 contest
  1. Date: 10/14/2012 11:02:00 AM

    I really enjoyed this sweet tanka of yours-- and such a cool & unique line that is, "incandescence blooms".... and with the moon playing peek-a-boo, that is very nice how you did that-- speeding through here and I got to go. I gave in to your request and posted a sorta old poem ;). Written in August. Gotta sleep now, hugs to you sweetie!

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 10:00:00 AM

    Beautiful Andea!!! fantastic images... Love it... hugs Michael

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 8:28:00 AM

    Your have painted a picturesque beauty to read, to behold and to get lost in the charms of your Moon blooms. A beauty to watch and to feel. My good wishes for your contest entry. Hope you are keeping fine. My eye problem is slightly better, so I am more with all of you. Love and best wishes...Ravindra...Andrea Dietrich

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 7:47:00 AM

    stunning turn of images, andie... a winning gem--- the oak came through!.. :) love his!...:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 3:28:00 AM

    This has got to be the top winner Andrea. Awesome beauty and a perfectly done tanka dear. you don't need any luck here, the poem speaks for itself. Great great work!

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 2:05:00 AM

    Excellent Andrea. Your poems are lovely. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 12:54:00 AM

    Soup Mail!

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 12:51:00 AM

    Oh LA LA!! Ladies and gentlemen, here it is: a tanka!!! Super!!! You did your homework! ; ) Excellent! Beautiful! A fav! Ruben.

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 10/14/2012 11:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    really appreciate your opinion, Ruben.
    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 10/14/2012 12:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This is one of the few properly-correctly written tanka that I've seen on the Soup lately !
  1. Date: 10/13/2012 11:45:00 PM

    WELL I NEED TO CATCH MY BREATH U ROMANTIC LADY U .. INTENSE WITH LOVING TOUCHES ANDREA .. WINNING WISHES FOR THIS DELIGHTFUL VISUAL BEFORE BEDTIME ..OH ..

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