Sandra Fowler
W. Columbia, WV, USA

A Cricket Sang Good Luck

Rating: 3.9
I sat against your knees all night.
I watched the sun rise in your coffee cup.
In all that time you never spoke to me.
I think I must have cried a thousand tears.

Inside the wall a cricket sang good luck.
The irony of that did not escape you.
For when I tilted up my chin you smiled
To think how once he conned us with that song.

The morning rises white against the pane,
Bland as a sheet of paper without words.
Our eyes communicate it silently,
I think this fog goes on and on, my friend.

I sat against your knees all day.
I watched the sun sink in your coffee cup.
I think we must have cried a thousand tears.
Before the cricket sang us both to sleep.

From my book, 'The Colors Cry In Rain', Apollo Books, USA
Thursday, August 3, 2006
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Dave Farrar 26 September 2019
I have two comic cricket poems you might use...........
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Bizarre.C 21 January 2019
Amazing structure. You can see the meaning in the piece beautifully. Stunning bit of work.
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Chinedu Dike 19 April 2015
Lovely piece of poetry, well articulated and nicely penned from the heart. Thanks for sharing.
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I Wonder 17 December 2011
Poignant, yet tinged with sadness. Memorable words.
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Bob Blackwell 09 December 2011
Simply beautiful Sandra...I have missed your words.
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Walterrean Salley 26 December 2009
Some moments are speechless. And some are priceless: were nice if the cricket could've work his magic once more.
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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 08 December 2009
Indeed powered and propelled by jocund thoughts Ms. Nivedita UK
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Rachel Butler 05 November 2009
'The morning rises white against the pane' Rachel Ann Butler
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