Junepaulette GasrelTibbetts

Rookie - 32 Points (13 June 1959 / Queens, New York)

Brittany By The Sea - Poem by Junepaulette GasrelTibbetts

She reaches,
For the pearl handled brush.
As he reaches behind her,
Pulling pins from her hair...
And softly caresses
Each lock as it falls.
The burnish red glow,
tells him soundly,
His lady is fair...

Up in the tower,
With no ear to hear,
Lovingly, laughing,
This moment will shed no tears.
The future holds no promise.
Another day
Always stands before us.
Yet for this moment,
Is their eternity.
As the waves thrash the shore,
The seagulls softly calls.
In search of their evening meal.
The castle stands firmly.
And secrets keep quiet-
In their walls...
To his vision of beauty,
He vows it his duty,
Her time to be adored...
Tonight, they lie on rosepetals.
But then comes the morning,
And he'll slip away,
Off to war...

Comments about Brittany By The Sea by Junepaulette GasrelTibbetts

  • Chinedu Dike (11/27/2014 10:18:00 PM)

    A lovely romantic poem beautifully penned. I like the articulation of the narrative piece. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Allan Farran (3/15/2014 3:54:00 AM)

    Thanks for the poem very interesting really enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • (3/13/2014 8:14:00 PM)

    Beautifully written. I rarely come across a poem that makes me feel i need to comment but commendations are in order (Report) Reply

  • (3/13/2014 11:11:00 AM)

    Beautiful, romantic poem. People shouldn't join the army. (Report) Reply

  • (3/14/2012 1:35:00 AM)

    I was very touched by this poem. Quite beautiful. I loved the flow of it, the give and the take. Pulled me in! (Report) Reply

  • Cody Maxie (3/13/2012 8:07:00 PM)

    Really liked reading this, added to fav poets list, good job! (Report) Reply

  • (7/29/2009 7:17:00 AM)

    a real wonderful poem, very well written.....10 (Report) Reply

  • (10/11/2008 10:28:00 AM)

    Make love not war.The most bittersweet parting is when the one you love leaves for deployment.A ten from me Sis. (Report) Reply

  • (10/11/2008 1:26:00 AM)

    A pleasure to read: thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 7, 2012

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