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IN THE ORANGERY

IN THE ORANGERY

In the orangery, her face glows
as sunstreaks rain like the snowfall.
A white bud stem her fingers pin.
Hush blush is her alabaster skin.
Her eyes focus to a book below,

hair unmoved from the wind blow,
similar to her thoughts running slow.
She sits calm, hand under her chin,
in the orangery.

Air dances, citrus smell swings a let go
sweetness dazzle an overflow.
It mimics, the lady's chaste grin
unhidden from her lashes spin.
Her beauty and the tangerine bulbs flow,
in the orangery.

(c)olive eloisa
12:53am
July 21,2014


***Orangery - these are 17th to 19th century ground buildings with classical architectural designs...It is same as a greenhouse or conservatory where citrus trees are kept and saved from frost. It symbolizes wealth and prestige as they are also gardens... :)

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  1. Date: 7/26/2014 3:03:00 PM

    Reading this makes my senses detect citrus scents. Another gem from the Olive pen, James :)
  1. Date: 7/24/2014 12:02:00 AM

    hey, wow, this is loaded with beautiful images! I bet it scored high and I see some congrats here. Way to go, girl!!
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 12:34:00 PM

    dropping by with my congratulations! Hugs jan xx
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 8:51:00 AM

    Congratulations Olive_eloi!! a deserved win for another beautiful write. A treat?....sliced watermelon with vanilla ice-cream on top!:) // paul
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 8:26:00 AM

    Big congrats on this vey fine write my friend!!! Outstanding imagery and so very well written. "In the orangery, her face glows as sunstreaks rain like the snowfall. A white bud stem her fingers pin. Hush blush is her alabaster skin. Her eyes focus to a book below,"
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 8:24:00 AM

    Way to go Olive! Congrats.
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 7:42:00 AM

    Big congratulations to you Olive for your fine win which is well-deserved. This is such a beautiful write. Warmest regards!
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 6:32:00 AM

    So happy to see this on the winners list! Congrats, sweet Olive.. Hugs.. Arlene
  1. Date: 7/23/2014 5:35:00 AM

    Wonderful write my dear friend Olive ! congrats on ur win !
  1. Date: 7/22/2014 7:49:00 AM

    Such a beautifully serene picture you paint, sweet Olive. gl in the contest. Hugs.. Arlene
  1. Date: 7/22/2014 7:45:00 AM

    Sounds like a lovely place, I enjoyed your Orangery Olive. Being you wrote it, does it now become an Olivery???
  1. Date: 7/21/2014 8:12:00 AM

    How beautiful.. I wish to visit.... Hugs Tim
  1. Date: 7/21/2014 6:50:00 AM

    Good evening and good morning, Olive dear. You write such beautiful imagery; I feel as if I am there as I read it. I wish you a first place in the contest ! LOL, Keith.
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 9:55:00 PM

    Nicely written Olive... GL in the contest... Verlena
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 8:08:00 PM

    I enjoyed reading this but am wondering what an orangery is. Peace &Love Matthew Anish
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 8:01:00 PM

    very nicely done Olive.
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 7:15:00 PM

    Beautiful!!
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 7:06:00 PM

    Oh girl, this song of yours, I see and hear it in my head :)
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 5:29:00 PM

    Good luck, Olive. I can smell the fragrance of oranges on the soup these days... "Hair unmoved from the wind blow, Similar to her thoughts running slow." Very pretty.
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 5:25:00 PM

    I would love to see an orangery...shall we go sit and write poetry?..good work Olive..BG
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 5:16:00 PM

    I like your take on this picture, Olive_eloi. You have focused mainly on the main figure - the lady, and you describe her so very well. // paul
  1. Date: 7/20/2014 5:03:00 PM

    stunning imagery as ever Olive. good luck in the contest. Hugs Jan xxx

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