Ben Gieske

A Burst Of Color

An ambrosial blue
awakens its eyes
petal by petal

blossoming into bursts
of pinkish hue
releasing an ocean

of rose petals
parachuting down
like rivulets of dreams

awashed in the dawn
of mellifluous stirrings
perspiring into a river of passion.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 21, 2008

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  • Cynthia Buhain-baelloCynthia Buhain-baello (3/5/2010 8:22:00 PM)

    Excellence and beauty woven in anice poetical tapestry - a masterpiece.

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  • Meggie GultianoMeggie Gultiano (6/16/2009 9:22:00 AM)

    everything in here is beautiful, Ben..pinkish blue, ambrosial blue...i love that color..
    But then i love the whole piece.Thank you for this wonderful burst of color..
    take care and God bless you..

    Hugs,
    Meggie

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (5/26/2009 1:42:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem with nice imagery,10++

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  • Lillian Thomas (5/18/2009 10:32:00 AM)

    Another very strong poem. Ben, you really have a way with words. The imagery so visual, the colors so tangible, I see the day opening like a flower. brilliant!

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  • Rinzu Susan Rajan (1/22/2009 12:46:00 AM)

    that was rich and colorful with a beautiful imagery...


    : D

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  • Rachel Flint (10/24/2008 3:54:00 AM)

    the grand masters have nothing on mother nature

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  • Raihana Abdul JabbarRaihana Abdul Jabbar (10/2/2008 4:55:00 AM)

    The colors got my attention first....then my eyes....then my ears....and then my mind...and then the whole of me.....thanks

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  • Dorothy- A. HolmesDorothy- A. Holmes (7/29/2008 7:23:00 PM)

    Ben, (submitting this again)
    'Poetry is the record of the best and happiest mements of the happiest and best minds.'--Shelley

    I agree'

    This quote speaks well of you!

    Dorothy

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  • Dorothy- A. HolmesDorothy- A. Holmes (7/29/2008 7:20:00 PM)

    Ben, 'Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happpiest and best minds.'---Shelley

    I agree!

    That quote fits you perfectly...

    Dorothy

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  • Linda HepnerLinda Hepner (7/4/2008 6:55:00 PM)

    Just discovered you; what pleasure!

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  • Ershad MazumderErshad Mazumder (7/4/2008 11:11:00 AM)

    Its a sweet piece.Excellant painting by words.

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (7/3/2008 9:29:00 PM)

    imagination colourful...a poetic painting...congrats, ben

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  • Seema Chowdhury (7/3/2008 7:10:00 PM)

    into the river of passion.......... very nicely composed and good choice of words i must say.

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  • Ana-kay Rhoden (6/25/2008 9:55:00 AM)

    I was completely blown away by the beauty in this poem.

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  • Robert Howard (6/24/2008 4:47:00 PM)

    Rich and sensual like a fine Japanese water color.

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