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Our Bench

Madrid comes to life as dusk melts into the night! My young love and I sat on a bench relishing new feelings awakening. * * * * * * * If I were to see El Retiro Park again, Would I find our bench? Or has it vanished like the boy with whom I shared it? For the Contest of Black Eyed Susan

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  1. Date: 5/4/2013 12:28:00 PM

    This sure is intriguing Andrea! Is this about the Spanish guy? I like how you reminisced here...and I sure do wonder if the bench is still there too! I will try my best to catch up on your later poems, ok? Sleepy now but wanted to say hi and I owe you email!hugs to you!

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 8:05:00 PM

    Oh my, a wanting Tanka read to me in Madrid :) Share girl, share and live. Have a lovely weekend 'Utah Babe' <*> James xx

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 3:26:00 PM

    Oh those days when young love was once there. Wonder what became of some of these guys. Nice one Andrea . love phyl

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 11:27:00 PM

    I like the first part best " new love" last part is sad. good write though. As always thank you for reading Beauty Queen. I thought they did it when her face came on the TV. poor babygirl.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 7:23:00 PM

    I shared a bench with a tramp once, it made a lovely fire lol. Congratulations in the contest Andrea, a very sweet and as always well written poem. Take care Regards Richard

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:05:00 PM

    Nostalgic and good. Congrats, Andy,luv:) Jag

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:28:00 AM

    you opened it with sweetness and closed it with sadness. but it's pretty on its own. congrats Andrea :)

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 10:19:00 PM

    Another nice winning poem...Linda

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 7:05:00 AM

    AD--amazing how that Mandy gets around! lol Hey, enjoyed your double Tanka Can we ever go back? Good question

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 3:49:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win Andy , I think i met him last time , he asked about you xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 10:39:00 PM

    That was a brisk one you gave us here Andrea... Congrats on your win... xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 8:21:00 PM

    VEry nice, as usual..congrats my dear. BG

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 6:05:00 PM

    congrats on your win Andrea

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:25:00 PM

    Great win Andrea .....Congrats....Donna

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 3:56:00 PM

    Congratulations Andrea. In your dreams the bench and the boy are still there. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:49:00 PM

    Madrid, so romantic. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 11:32:00 AM

    Congrats, Andrea!!

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 7:32:00 AM

    This bench with initials - yes? smooch! daver

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 6:02:00 PM

    amazing how we recall young romance I sure hope that bench is still there just like in the movies. Love, SuZ

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:25:00 AM

    Excellent piece my dear Andrea.. Thank you for visiting my poetry and my blog... Love to hear your road to poetry one day..xoox Michael

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 10:10:00 AM

    I just love that "New feelings awakening"...great write!!!..Thanks for your comments....xx Holly Moore

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:15:00 PM

    Benches vanishing like boys. Your descriptions linger with me after I finish reading. Bravo, Andrea

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 9:27:00 AM

    Shiveringly romantic. You know how I love the Tanka. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 5:31:00 AM

    Ahhh!!! So romantic..Enjoyed reading this morn..Sara

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 12:33:00 PM

    Very nostalgic poem on this interesting theme of contest.Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:04:00 AM

    One of the BEST tankas I have seen! I love the image of dusk melting into night. Romantic, wistful, gorgeous.

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 11:11:00 PM

    Oh mercy me Andrea...The last two lines of the second verse are astounding and right on the money!....One of your best writes in my humble opinion - Tim

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 2:41:00 PM

    Wow! What memories you have. I didn't know you had been to Spain. That is one one place I would love to visit. I didn't know about this contest. Good luck. Lucilla

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 10:58:00 AM

    awww, what a sweet write.congrats on your wins too, my friend : )

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 8:59:00 AM

    It is fun to reflect the way you do it!