Get Your Premium Membership

It's Summer and I'm Twenty One Again

A sensory nerve catches a chord upon the wind Home alone, I raise the volume ‘til I’m reeling Fingers snapping, feet tapping, hips gyrating Just the right song to dance as boredom sets in “California Girls”, blares on the radio I hear! In an instant it’s summer; I am twenty one again, Not a care in the world not one reason to refrain Slippers fly off feet as book is tossed in the rear I have no care whether I am seen per chance This song saturates me through and through Caught up in the moment of its upbeat groove I lose myself in youthful summers as I dance ~*~

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 2/13/2011 5:53:00 PM
Those days were "Fun, Fun, Fun". Good luck in the contest. Vince
Login to Reply
Date: 2/9/2011 2:31:00 AM
lovely poem
Login to Reply
Date: 2/8/2011 10:12:00 AM
The joy really comes through in this poem, as does the nostalgia for those youthful days. The Beach Boys were terrific! Great entry for Barbara's contest, Annalise. Love, Carolyn
Login to Reply
Date: 2/8/2011 10:09:00 AM
Yes, music has its charm. Charming poem. Love, Dave
Login to Reply
Date: 2/8/2011 8:26:00 AM
I remember seeing the Beach Boys at Madison Square Garden years ago. This piece brings back some nice memories. Do you live in California? I live on NY's Lower Est Side. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish
Login to Reply
Date: 2/8/2011 5:53:00 AM
wow love this, one can feel 21 again reading this wonderful poem. good luck with this entry. Harry
Login to Reply
Date: 2/7/2011 8:42:00 PM
Well now I feel like dancing Annalise.. what a great write and entry upbeat and so full of those wonderful memories of a super era luv.. good luck this one is a top notch winner for sure my friend... enjoyed .. still tapping my feet and wiggling my hips..haha..
Login to Reply
Date: 2/7/2011 8:19:00 PM
Hi, a beautiful poem. I could feel the youth of you in the lines. To be b21 again? Maybe, maybe not. Thanks for your comment on my work, Jancarl
Login to Reply
Date: 2/7/2011 7:45:00 PM
Are you describing a trip through the Twilight Zone? You have good descriptiveness and rhyming in this work. I think Barbara will like it.
Login to Reply
Date: 2/7/2011 5:16:00 PM
Takes me back to my younger years and some of those groups like the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean and my fav the BEE Gees. Good luck on the contest. God Bless phyl
Login to Reply
Date: 2/7/2011 4:30:00 PM
Good luck in the contest with this snippet of a picture that we have all lived from time to time..Reads like a winner to me..Sara
Login to Reply