Morgan Upridge Thompson


Distance - Poem by Morgan Upridge Thompson

If I ever walked on fields they smelled like you.
A further dream to lie on grass and eat
and wonder if you sniffed a strand of hair aired
out in the summer sun like a sheet
of cool cotton, spun by a human hand.
It's thirty years now since I heard your voice
cooled by the distance that fed our children.
I will hear you again, my love
when I retrieve you in the cold sweat
of a disease that stole you from me.


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  • (5/6/2005 7:17:00 PM)

    You have a wonderful style, I wasn't aware of this poem but I will be keeping a keen eye out for your next offerings.... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/24/2005 2:10:00 PM)

    This piece echoes. Well written-Debi (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 13, 2004



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