Stug Jordan

Rookie - 0 Points (18-8-81 / Norfolk, UK)

At Loose - Poem by Stug Jordan

When can we be lazy?
like two dogs, with eyes half open;
stretching our legs through the grass,
laying; getting almost nothing done.

We can stab through leaves
with our long legs, noses in the bush;
as happy as a pair of ponies,
released like birds into a muddy field.

Should we complicate the sounds
of the farm with our voices?
like two old cockerels, throwing up songs;
as free as if our wings could fly all day.

Where shall we sleep tonight?
huddled together like mice in a hole;
unobserved by the curious winds
that rattle above our heads in the night.


Comments about At Loose by Stug Jordan

  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (4/22/2007 11:21:00 AM)

    Very... hmmn... animalistic; and sexy with it. Oh - and finely penned. Do all of these go without saying? :) t x (Report)Reply

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  • Scarlett Treat (4/17/2007 2:33:00 PM)

    Great images here...and a very good lesson for all of us, to slow down, smell the air, wag our tails a bit, and enjoy life, if only for a moment! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Original Unknown Girl (4/16/2007 10:18:00 AM)

    Love the last stanza especially! Your imagination knows no bounds it seems, like this a lot. HG: -) xx (Report)Reply

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  • Sally Knox (4/13/2007 11:03:00 AM)

    Your imagery is amazing. I really love your poetry. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, February 14, 2011


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