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Distant Sreet

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Distant Sreet


Rain whips down the rugged street
under swaying taps,
blowing across my  cold face;
the air smells
of foam, charcoal, and tar.

I hear the chatter of leaves
against a clapping window;
the house is half-lit,
but the silver wind lifts the curtain
shining on drained asphalt.

Tables, lines of sullen people;
eyes blurred in the fogging 
of cut- glass mirrors.
I lean on a  doorway of a kitchen
with chipped jars  and faded pictures.

 


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  1. Date: 10/25/2013 5:38:00 PM
    Yeah an excellent poem,nicely created. Welcome to poetrysoup,here is a safe haven where u unleash your talents and have them sharpen by the wonderful older soupers here. Alwaz, Bob-based on beliefs.

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Splendid images and moods that impart a useful tinge to everyday things.

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 3:11:00 PM
    Manny,, I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 12:36:00 PM
    Hi Manny, Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 11:39:00 AM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, Manny ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)