Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

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' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... - Poem by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

Lie down lass, with me, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
The meadows, feel so cotton, this time of year
Come lay beside me, and sense my desires.

Open field, honeysuckle....arouses my yen
For passion 'neath th' sparkle by th' mid-noon sun
No clouds abide our scape of choice to pleasure
So, again I ask you lass, come lay beside me.

Come close, love, as these hungry emerald eyes
Beg to stare into your warm, black diamond eyes
Take my hand in bond, I assure you, my lov',
That emeralds and diamonds never fade away.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (6/16/2018 6:10:00 AM)


    Lovely...lovely poetic expression! A marvelous poem! My pleasure reading it time and again my friend! (10) (Report) Reply

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  • (6/3/2018 9:39:00 PM)


    Gggggggggggggggggggg (Report) Reply

    (6/3/2018 11:12:00 PM)

    Whatever this means, I appreciate the visit, and hope that the G stands for Good?

  • Chandan Dey (5/7/2018 3:49:00 PM)


    Brilliantly written. For someone, difficult is it to ignore such a passionate call of love. Thank you very much for sharing this wonderful poem with us. (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/15/2018 9:04:00 PM)

    Thank You, Chanden for your visit to my work and far too generous comments...Very much appreciated.~FjR~

  • (4/13/2018 5:14:00 PM)


    a poem of passion, well penned Frank, enjoyed Alan (Report) Reply

    (5/3/2018 3:04:00 AM)

    Alan...Thanks very much for your visit to my work...it is much appreciated.

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/1/2018 12:36:00 AM)


    Beg to stare into your warm, black diamond eyes
    Take my hand in bond, I assure you, my lov',
    That emeralds and diamonds never fade away.
    A great love poem of the century. Feeling out of words to describe the beauty of this great poem.
    1000++++++++++
    (Report) Reply

    (5/3/2018 3:02:00 AM)

    Thank You, Subhas for the Read & your kind comment.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (3/3/2018 4:50:00 PM)


    A great Romantic poem! Enjoyed reading it! While appreciating I vote this sparkling piece of love poem with a perfect 10 (Report) Reply

    (5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM)

    Thank You Doctor for visiting my work and for your generous comment.

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (2/2/2018 10:32:00 PM)


    A ginormous literary THANK YOU to the Issac E. Young Jr. H.S. and Dewitt Clinton H.S. for choosing my work for study and analysis...A special thanks to Dr. Virgil Dellinger, and Marie St. John for co-ordinating this visit with the schools faculty & in particular, the Literary Arts Dept. at Issac E. Young J.H.S. & the Language Arts Dept. at Dewitt Clinton H.S. Please feel free to visit my work and this site again...Thanks again! Sincerely, Frank J. Ryan, Jr. (Report) Reply

  • Lea- Beima Dorestin (12/10/2017 1:30:00 AM)


    Interesting poem! 😊. (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (12/10/2017 7:31:00 PM)

    Thank You, Lea!

  • (12/9/2017 8:28:00 AM)


    Always the poem is very interesting sir,.. (Report) Reply

    (12/10/2017 7:31:00 PM)

    Thank You R.M.!

  • Michael Gale (11/28/2017 9:46:00 PM)


    NICE RHYTHMIC MOVEMENTS PUT ON POETICAL DISPLAYS OF GENIUSESTICAL PROWSE! :) THERE WAS IN TEN TIONAL ARTS OF WORDS HERE! :) HOME RUN FRANK! (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/15/2018 9:10:00 PM)

    Hey! Have you heard of that new Bard of Literary Linguistics yet? Goes by the name Jeffrey Michael...Very outspoken...shades of Charles Buckowski with a sprinkling of Edna St. Vincent Millay...except this guy pens his work via Right margin dominance... uva quiller!

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (1/6/2018 2:51:00 AM)

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, Michael to you & yours...Let's make this year WRITE!

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (12/10/2017 7:35:00 PM)

    Sir Michael Gale of Vervicious Vernacular, where have you been...colluding with Russia like the rest of us right wings? Give me a shout, ole buddy of a dozen years! Frank

  • (10/22/2017 6:55:00 AM)


    great work done sir have a great time reading it. Truely a masterpiece (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (11/4/2017 11:46:00 PM)

    Thank you, A.K., for your visit, and generous comment ~FjR~

  • Dawn Novus (10/16/2017 8:20:00 PM)


    Emeralds and diamonds are assured eternal.. Glorious! (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (11/4/2017 11:53:00 PM)

    Thank You, Loza...your visit and comment are much appreciated ~FjR~

  • (10/7/2017 9:10:00 PM)


    Frank Ryan poet of the year, so wonderfully set. (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (11/4/2017 11:50:00 PM)

    Poet of The Year, no less! ! ! ...You are far too kind & generous...but don't let me stop you! lol! Thank You, Jim...Much Appreciated ~FjR~

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/18/2017 3:49:00 AM)


    Always enjoy reading your comments...They come from the Philosophical Hemisphere, and the Continent of the Human Heart...which is the hallmark for the inbred passion & appreciation for the Art & Science of Literature.
    Thanks Pran!
    (Report) Reply

  • Nate Tulay (8/13/2017 10:05:00 PM)


    WoW! This poem is a masterpiece. A true classic. The flow is beautiful. Beautifully written! ! ! There is nothing in this poem to critique. (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/15/2017 3:51:00 AM)

    Thank You, Nate, for your visit and your all too generous comment. ~FjR~

  • Seamus O Brian (7/11/2017 12:21:00 PM)


    There is a controlled passion here, beautifully contrasted with the softness of the landscape. The pulse of the lover's hunger beats with the force of repression, the constraint of Victorian chivalry where gentle invitations are given, and the strength of passion held in check until all restraints are gently tossed aside. A moving and powerful piece. Bravo! (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/27/2017 3:54:00 AM)

    Thank You Seamus for your read and generous comment.

  • Captain Cur (7/10/2017 6:36:00 PM)


    A beautiful love poem eloquenly penned, classical yet whimical with a stunning finish. (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/15/2018 9:13:00 PM)

    Oh Captain, My Captain...Where art thou been...Thy absence hath be far too long, 'tis a sin!

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/10/2017 11:54:00 PM)

    Thank you Kind Captain of Verse....As always, I appreciate your visit & generous comment!

  • Weeping Willow (5/6/2017 10:11:00 PM)


    Wonderful write, as the images flow through my mind. Embracing the flow of your words, sending chills through me.
    Very good emotions in this write; -]
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    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/29/2017 12:23:00 AM)

    Thank you lassie. You are a decade long loyal friend & supporter indeed.

  • Sylvia Frances Chan (4/18/2017 4:41:00 AM)


    I was WRONG, my comments I have found now and you are really the only poet with so many aquaintances, friends, colleagues who have come here to drop some precious comment. My fav. colors are RED and GREEN. June 2015 Xlibris in the UK published my Poetry Book titled EMERALDS GREEN. Also available as an E-BOOK. Friends say that they have bought from AMAZON. So at present one can buy on almost all sites.Sincerely, Sylvia FC (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/29/2017 12:24:00 AM)

    Your Comment was ll too kind & generous, young lady! Thank You...

  • Sylvia Frances Chan (4/18/2017 4:31:00 AM)


    i wrote HERE A LONG COMMENT. It is no more now....saddest. It was a profound comment, especially for YOU. This poesie is fascinating. Sincerest, Syvia FC (Report) Reply

    Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/30/2017 5:54:00 PM)

    Thank You my friend...much appreciated!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 30, 2017


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