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A Kiss Of Sunshine

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A Kiss Of Sunshine

The equinox in autumn evens out the nights and days and makes them equal length. I lie outside because I am devout, but you, dear Sun, eventually lose strength. I dream in winter of each afternoon we meet in summer. . . passion at its peak, and I can play as if I'm a cocoon wrapped in your heat till night time makes you weak. Oh, Sun, I need again for you to surge for hours on end, so I can take you in and at the close of day, I can emerge your monarch, tinged with scarlet for our sin. Spring comes, and with it comes the moment when a kiss of sunshine I will feel again! Written by Andrea Dietrich/ 3/7/13 For "A Kiss of Sunshine" Poetry Contest 1 original, poem on the theme of .A Kiss Of Sunshine............ Any form is acceptable. Now for the "Take Two" Poetry Contest of nette onclaud

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  1. Date: 4/10/2014 8:32:00 PM

    Andrea, how did this mis before?? It's a fantastic write, congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 11:22:00 AM

    This is a great write Andrea; deservedly on the winning podium :) perfect romantic personification // paul

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 6:54:00 AM

    this is a very good one from you, andrea, I think this passionate personification of the sun is really clever; I especially like that line "your monarch, tinged with scarlet for our sin"...I'm seeing so many great poems on this list, it's difficult to comprehend why they didn't place in the original contests! anyway, congrats to you! :)

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 7:34:00 PM

    A little naughty but nice? You emerge the Queen of Sonnets.- Red

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 9:39:00 PM

    A gem of a poem Andrea. Has been a busy week this week and glad to get over the second bout of the flu. Getting a bit of sunshine so that makes you feel better and the days are getting longer. love phyl

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 4:20:00 PM

    Dear Andrea, YOU fooled me I was going to read "Crackers for Carrots" Then I saw "A Kiss of Sunshine" and Thought it was for the contest "A Soup member worthy of a Tribute" by Richard Lamoureux. I thought it was for Carol "Sunshine" Brown. Congrats on another Winning Circle stand in. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege,,,Harry

    Esquire Avatar HGarvey Daniel Esquire Date: 3/23/2013 4:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dear Andrea, I'm so sorry, i didn't do YOUR. All YOUR Sonnet right? All YOUR lines are 10 silables long Mine are anywhere from 10 to 13 silables long. The Couplet is 13. Give me some time and I will try again LOVE ALWAYS. ..Harry
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 8:24:00 PM

    I guess I didn't need an excuse to read this wonderful poem, but Jack Ellison is the Jack of my clerihew Jacks lol. I didn't notice that there were the exact poems with different names in the top hundred. I just happened to read some and they were a few lines and they weren't great Haikus, the weren't haikus or at, nor the other lol. This is a very wonderful poem in opposition to my theme soul of the night lol. Great Work.

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 11:57:00 AM

    Loved how you weave romance with such beauty and subtlety in your Sonnet. One of the very best entries Andrea. Good luck.

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 3:34:00 PM

    Exquisite! Impeccable flow, rhyming and imagery. B R A V O Andrea!! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 11:59:00 PM

    "[...] I can emerge/ your monarch, tinged with scarlet for our sin." Am I the only one who "see" erotism here? : ) Again: you're goooood! : ) Great write, Andrea! Ruben.

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 3/13/2013 12:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    maybe you were the only one really focusing on it. hahaha. Glad you got that.
  1. Date: 3/12/2013 12:10:00 PM

    An awesome capture of the seasons and that glowing ball that shines down on us through the ages.

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 7:41:00 PM

    nicely penned Andrea....

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 2:45:00 PM

    just awesome, my friend - a big big winner, I'm sure

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 3:37:00 PM

    How very beautiful :-) I love this and actually smell a little coconut oil on this poem B-)

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 10:25:00 AM

    Where better to find a perfectly written sonnet then from the master of poetry herself ;) you are an inspiration, Andrea! Always will be. Hugs!

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 10:18:00 AM

    Andrea hope you will have a go at my challenge!!!!

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 8:19:00 AM

    A hymn to the sun. A famous Russian composer, Rimsky Korsakow wrote a hymn to the sun. Your incredibly wonderful poem reminds me so much of that darkly-sunny piece. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 5:08:00 AM

    Lovely kiss. Lovely poem. Enjoyed. All the best for contest. Tfs

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 4:51:00 AM

    Oh to feel that kiss right now, it's bloody freezing here and winter is returning once more... send us some please Andy, i love this sonnet at least it gives me hope xx

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 1:45:00 AM

    Hi Andrea wonderful love the sun myself great write my friend, good luck in the contest, hope you are ok, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 4:44:00 PM

    Excellent entry Andrea, it should do well.

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 3:20:00 PM

    Another very good Sonnet by you Andrea!!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 1:09:00 PM

    Very creative work..Reads like winning material to me..Enjoyed reading ..Wonderful chemical changes happen within our brain and bodies when exposed to the sun..It makes us feel so good..I hope that your eve has been good..We did not know the extent of the abuse that she experienced until after the divorce __much later..She is still afraid that he'll come after us and her..Sara

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 10:10:00 AM

    This is another lovely write my dear friend Andrea! We always want to feel the sunshine! Excellent write as always! Good luck and best wishes again! Thank you for sharing this gem of yours and your precious time reading my latest poem as well. Have a great weekend in sunshine! God bless you and your love ones always! Happy Women's Day my dear friend! love much, Leonora

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 9:32:00 AM

    Oh, this makes me SO eager for spring and then summer!!! I need some sunshine (and vitamin D haha) in my life! Wonderful images, my friend!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 9:28:00 AM

    love this gem, my friend - congrats on your wins too : )

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 8:45:00 AM

    Nothing like the feel of warm sunshine on your face....lovely Andrea

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 7:53:00 AM

    OHHH So AWESOME!!!TO MY FAVS!!! I remember how you love the sun ....lying there absorbing it!!! Must be where you get thiss incredible Gift of Poetry!!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 5:29:00 AM

    This is a special and especially wondrous write my friend! I loved reading this delightful poem this morning! What an amazing piece, such a terrific poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 5:28:00 AM

    What a great feeling you have left me with dear poet ! I know that many of the souls here on the Soup are eager for the Spring to bloom fully. The early Spring, I dread ! *smiles* Have a great week Andrea my friend....much love, james

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