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The Avenue

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The Avenue

There, just beyond the door yard, she wanders
and I, hiding behind the curtain, catch glimpses
before she disappears up the avenue
that winds through the apple orchard.
Each morning I watch for her as she walks aimlessly.
Sometimes she steps across her previous step and spins,
dragging a broken branch she found,
and with her eyes closed---smiles.
On occasion she willingly falls, lying there,
still smiling and staring dreamlike at the branches
now laden with white blossoms and the busy humming of bees.
I wish I could know her thoughts--
but then, I fear they might be of some other love
instead of the wonder of this perfect spring day,
or, maybe she dreams of that love that she hasn't yet found.
Perhaps tomorrow I'll stroll---and say "Hello"?




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  1. Date: 11/25/2013 2:37:00 PM
    So charming Craig I'm faving? it! I could just see and feel and smell everything you wrote of! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    cornish Avatar craig cornish
    Date: 11/25/2013 2:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ;-) Honored!
  1. Date: 11/22/2013 12:44:00 PM
    Dreamy.... Congrats, Craig!

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 2:16:00 PM
    Nice poem Craig. Congrats on your win! G.

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 9:42:00 PM
    Craig, . Congratulations, thank you for the lovely entry. Goodnight. Luv~LINDA

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 1:59:00 PM
    Aww man I missed your contest. ... I was waiting for tonight to enter and alter my poem... but its ok.... it was weak anyways. I tried with my Pandora poem...maybe next time... pd

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:13:00 PM
    Reminds me of Lionel Richie`s song `Hello`...in video he is trying to get up the courage to approach a girl who has been smitten with....lovely write and win! Hugs

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 9:17:00 PM
    Craig, ~ CONGRATULATIONS in FRANCINE'S lovely "SPRING IS IN THE AIR" contest. have yourself a nice and sweet smile on me...;-) LOL...xox~ PD

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 4:05:00 PM
    Charming.. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:21:00 PM
    ((())) Congrats on your great win..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 6:31:00 PM
    congrats on a fine win Craig

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 3:36:00 PM
    Beautiful poem Craig!Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 8:09:00 AM
    Great piece.. I want to know what happened when you took the chance of saying hello. How could she resist you! lol. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 7:51:00 AM
    Perhaps you should .... I really enjoyed this poem. Well done !! Congrats on your win...

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 6:32:00 AM
    Congrats Craig! Great win

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 11:46:00 PM
    Well you just do that. This is written with a tender pen, Craig. Congratulations. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 11:42:00 PM
    such a sweet poem, shy yet romantic, lovely entry Craig, congrats on your win in my contest

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 2:43:00 PM
    This one caught my attention and held it..Not sure if this is a person or personification of Spring maybe.Whatever it is refering to it is a great work..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 8:28:00 AM
    Wow..this has the Wow me factor..Its like a fairytale dream..still waiting to be continuedB-). Going to my favs.Charma

  1. Date: 2/18/2013 9:58:00 PM
    wow, this is really cool. It reminded me of that song: Just my Imagination. Where the guys says something like : Each day at my window I watch as she passes by. . . (can't remember the words exactly, but you are a baby boomer, I bet you know!!!) LOVE THIS.

    cornish Avatar craig cornish
    Date: 2/19/2013 10:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    One of my favorite all-time groups--The Temptations--that song was Just My Imagination--Chamaine's song is Hey Baby but at first I thought she was gonna do Do Wa Ditty Ditty LOL
    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 2/19/2013 8:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    seeetie andie.you reminded me of a song too now..Im hopeless at titles but this song goes something like this..As i saw her walking down the street..I knew she s the kind of girl i d love to meet.She s so pretty she s so.fine..im gonna make her mine...lol:).
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 6:07:00 PM
    Dreamy....