Leslie Philibert

Bronze Star - 2,826 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

A Summer Poem - Poem by Leslie Philibert

You are the burnt map of Summer
black-edged with lost words
that make the heat a blanket

full of stale-wind sweat,
lips dripping warm syllables
caught between dead smiles;

the first rain so distant,
drought turning into itself;
you walked away over brown grass,

the Spanish grass.


Comments about A Summer Poem by Leslie Philibert

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/7/2015 6:19:00 AM)

    Verily, a good depiction of the summer.
    Loved reading it
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  • Chris G. Vaillancourt (5/9/2014 9:21:00 AM)

    Great write.Enjoyed reading it very much (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (8/30/2013 3:42:00 PM)

    a good poem about summer nicely presented (Report)Reply

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  • (8/14/2013 6:48:00 AM)

    It was a pleasure reading this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Ramesh Rai (7/31/2013 9:12:00 PM)

    beauty of summer is well crafted (Report)Reply

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  • David Wood (7/31/2013 5:07:00 AM)

    This is a lovely poem with good imagery. I like it. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/29/2013 4:20:00 PM)

    Would I dare
    Yes I am Jealous, I wish I would have written this poem, I am envious from the creative force behind its birth, a number 10
    vote from me, I eny your world, I want to pocess every poem that comes out of your soul, let me borrow your Pen for a while and let my wish come true
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  • Gajanan Mishra (7/28/2013 11:56:00 AM)

    caught between dead smiles, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, July 29, 2013


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