alex haywood

Rookie - 0 Points (12/21/1963)

First Time In A Long Time - Poem by alex haywood

Today I danced while cooking
kind of slow, hesitant at first
like the kids smiles
watching mom-dad

Then I sang a few bars
my angels now smiling broadly
singing along

enjoyed my wine
first time in a long time

Thought about sex
while grilling a steak
sizzling and juicy
thought about love
while tossing a salad
mixed greens and carrots of red

the cooking fed the kids
and warmed my heart
for the first time
in a long time.

Comments about First Time In A Long Time by alex haywood

  • Rookie Greenwolfe 1962 (6/20/2008 2:51:00 PM)

    I guess he was stil feeling the affects of the wine when he wrote this
    piece. I can't imagine him doing it with other than a smile on his face.
    This writer is comfortable with his work and that makes the reader
    comfortable too.

    GW62 (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Rookie Séamus Fox (8/1/2006 5:07:00 PM)

    Iam building a picture here having read your first three lost of feeling in these words disguised as normality. This is sign posting were you don't actually say whats going on but make it in metaphors.

    Séamus (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

[Hata Bildir]