Tsira Gogeshvili

Rookie - 12 Points (29.07.1959. / Tbilisi)


Puzzling dialogues grow facile,
April is a month of dates,
The cherry-plum blossoms in April,
And for the love it happily waits.

The maiden has a date in April,
Her heart is full of adoration…
O spring! Just you hold me back,
Or else, I’d have left the Creation.

Submitted: Saturday, February 09, 2008
Edited: Thursday, May 05, 2011

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  • Rookie - 841 Points Unwritten Soul (6/5/2011 10:20:00 AM)

    I read in June but feel some April cherries' memories with me now :) Nice write...i wonder how strong Summer in Georgia hold you back to April...Maybe u need write 'August'..lol Joking. Like it_Unwritten SOul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Costa Anakiev (3/23/2009 4:23:00 AM)


    well done: good rhymes and nice words. Let alone, this month is very special because of 1st April. Any time I meet the word 'April', I remember I haven't finished my poem about an April fool. Sorry, but i don't know when it'll happen.

    Konstantin. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ashraful Musaddeq (8/30/2008 11:10:00 AM)

    TS Eliot's April was the cruelest. Your 'April is a month of dates', differently expressed poem with a positive view. Yes,10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 913 Points David Harris (6/9/2008 1:53:00 PM)

    Tsira, what a lovely description of April. April is a months of dates all right. Just beautiful my friend. Top marks and thanks for sharing it.
    David (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Raveendran . (5/13/2008 12:18:00 PM)

    The last two lines are striking, 'I would have left creation' really provokes the reader. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,288 Points john tiong chunghoo (4/11/2008 11:18:00 AM)

    the beauty of spring, how it slowly arrives with the melting of the snow, the breeze, and the warm and infectious laughter of children in school that set the spring mood going. the coming of spring is like the birth of a new child. good write tsira. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gregory Gunn (3/15/2008 3:13:00 PM)

    'Laughing with gleaming smile,
    Luminous eyes and flowing tresses,
    Light brown skin soft and supple,
    Let me compare thee to the splendour
    Of Spring, together for the first time
    You and I; seems befitting as Nature
    renews itself once again. Miracle! '

    -from my Song For Spring,1995

    Tsira, a delightful read. xx Gregory (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Greenwolfe 1962 (2/22/2008 2:20:00 PM)

    Very nicely done. It reminded me of the first
    poem I ever wrote, it was about love in April
    and November.

    GW62 (Report) Reply

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