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Far Away From Here

Rating: 2.7

This is the sanctuary
where the prettified young lady,
calm, and always ready,
fans her breasts, aglow,
elbow on the pillow,
hears the fountain’s flow:
it’s the room of Dorothea.
- The breeze and water distantly
sing their song, mingled here
with sobs to soothe the spoiled child’s fear.

From tip to toe, most thoroughly,
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Susan Williams 18 November 2017

Let's see if PH has fixed the problem. This poem is very lush.

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 18 November 2017

From tip to toe, most thoroughly, her delicate surfaces appear, oiled with sweet perfumery. - the flowers nearby swoon gracefully. A poem so well crafted with excellent imagery.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 18 November 2017

Such a profound poem by Charles Baudelaire....

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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 18 November 2017

Far away from here must be a place of gift of God where breeze and water mingled to soothe the spoiled child's fear.......great imagery crafted beautifully......thanks for sharing

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Kayode Are 18 November 2017

The tone is intriguing moving from glee to melancholy yet soothing.

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