Patricia Gale


The Photograph


Rising from the sea
Like a ball of fire
Crimson red and orange flickering in the sky

Gentle breezes blowing kisses upon our cheeks
Cool morning air
Bringing us closer to feel the warmth of our hearts

Waves dancing to greet her beauty
The world still silent from its slumber
A melody from the sea splashing against the shore line

Sharing this moment with you
Was like a piece borrowed from heaven
Adding an angel to behold it with

To hold your hand and walk upon the sand
A picture I still envision
As I hold the photo of a different place and another time

Submitted: Thursday, April 19, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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  • Rookie Ted M (8/29/2009 1:18:00 PM)

    To quote ' Sharing this moment with you
    Was like a piece borrowed from heaven
    Adding an angel to behold it with'
    Vow! What wonderful words! an inspired writing taking us to an imaginary world.10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Fischer (5/1/2007 11:24:00 PM)

    Well done Patricia! You painted a memorable picture with this...'Crimson red and orange flickering in the sky' was a great example of your imagery. Top marks!
    -Michael (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Theodora Onken (4/22/2007 12:44:00 PM)

    ah, and the magic of sunrise with one you have so loved...throughout past time! A heavenly picture you paint with words!
    Blessings, Theo (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Leila K (4/19/2007 4:37:00 PM)

    mmm..this poem jus takes u away...ilke u said to a different time and different place....i could jus lose myself completely...lovely poem..love LeilaXXXX (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Geoff Warden (4/19/2007 1:06:00 PM)

    The masterful wordsmithing of your pen holds the true pictorial prints....
    Your words flow as they sould capturing every ray of light.....well done.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 153 Points Ernestine Northover (4/19/2007 11:24:00 AM)

    This is just lovely, I can picture it all, absolutely delightful and so moving. Well done.
    Loved it.
    Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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