Michael Wride

Rookie (December,5th 1968 / Wells, Somerset, England, UK)

Velvet Paradise - Poem by Michael Wride

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There we played
Behind the rose bushes
At the beginning of time
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written sometime 1986-1990. This one I guess is about the innocence of childhood, perhaps lost innocence too and escapism to a safe, comfortable place...a velvet paradise.

Comments about Velvet Paradise by Michael Wride

  • Gold Star - 5,244 Points Hazel Durham (8/15/2013 4:56:00 PM)

    You have evoked memories of childhood so beautifully with such superb lines! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,665 Points Dave Walker (8/1/2013 7:19:00 AM)

    A great poem, like it. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,245 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (8/1/2013 6:36:00 AM)

    There we knew the trees would never be bare

    a beautiful poem, Sandford. I could sense its fragrance. (Report) Reply








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