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The Art of Attraction

I heard it said once That attractive to an artist Does not mean "pretty" In the average sense But more something that Is interesting to look at And makes you want to Keep looking To him, I can look for hours And want to keep looking He is the color burnt umber Like coffee and cream And purest black ink Not blue-black, or brown, But the undiluted purity Of a spilled ink-pot Shaped by the delicate curve Of a calligraphy brush Into perfectly, haphazardly Beautiful curls, erratic and Bold And his eyes Those eyes Like coffee, taken Without cream or sugar But turned amber by sunlight And sweetened by laughter Making what might have been Intimidating, with their darkly Charcoaled outline that Marks them as Arab Instead as sweetly inviting As the warm half-light of dusk And so addictive I've been looking for hours And I want to keep looking

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 1/30/2014 7:18:00 AM
Your first poem here is quite an attractive write, needs another read.. Congrats Cameron on your well deserved win!
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Date: 1/29/2014 5:30:00 PM
dripping with fantastic imagery.. kudos to you for a fine win, caneron!.... huggs
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Date: 1/28/2014 8:27:00 PM
Enjoyed your first write and congrats on the win, Cameron
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Date: 1/28/2014 6:22:00 PM
- CONGRATULATIONS! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/28/2014 5:41:00 PM
I agree with you. So beautifully described! Congrats, Cameron!
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Date: 1/28/2014 5:15:00 PM
and I want to keep looking too! this is a wonderful free verse poem, beautiful unique description; I had it marked for a high placement from the first time I read it - congrats on your win in my contest :)
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Date: 11/19/2013 11:08:00 PM
Cameron, 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
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Date: 11/17/2013 4:42:00 PM
- Welcome to P-Soup, Cameron! - 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. - I will come back to read more.... another day :) - oxox / /Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/17/2013 4:30:00 PM
Cameron, hope you find what you are in need of... love the passion expressed..., 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 <-@
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