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Where A Magnolia Blooms

Coffee bean scent still fills the air with each new sunrise in our log cabin. My arms around me embrace the winds of winters gone On every sky-night glass-panes glow in silent mist Lunar limbs stream through bedroom blinds reflecting shadows on empty sheets. Star clusters shine 'bove velvet shores Sand-wish away from my bare toes. Another day,another month,another year and other thoughts. I can't freeze time or make a clone. First magnolia blooms on a bare branch Buzzing bees extract nectar from a moist corolla Pastel wings flutter on melting icicles Sunbirds return in a sweet song But what is a song without the symphony What is music with no slow dance? His Hand-pressed petal still marks the chapter between stained pages. The dusty shelves recall my mind recall my heart,recall my soul. For the last time of many a time these eyes would linger Before leaves curl,before buds wither Before moon moves on and I let go.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 4/24/2017 5:10:00 PM
Hi Charmaine , I found myself holding my breath beautiful and sad hard to explain the pain:))) hugs
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Date: 4/24/2017 11:33:00 AM
Such a beautiful and mesmerizing poem my sweet friend. I can feel the longing in this and the desire. It expresses a sadness to me that touches my heart but it is a beautiful sadness that flows so smoothly before my eyes. You are an amazing talent.
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Date: 4/24/2017 11:26:00 AM
Marvelous!!!Top-notch!!!Superb!!!Immaculate!!!Flawless!!!Brilliance!!!Intricate!!!Vivid!!!Beautiful!!!
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Date: 4/24/2017 11:05:00 AM
A beauty of a poem...It gives off a feeling of being wanted and loved...Good to see you around
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