J.A McManus

Rookie - 0 Points (19/2/1983 / Carlisle, Cumbria)

Fireworks. - Poem by J.A McManus

The sky comes alive
With so many hues
Starbursts of scarlet
Or bright neon blues.

Showers of gold rain
Fall down from the sky
Forever they glitter
Within my mind’s eye.

Silvery rings spin
And splendidly gleam
Upon smoky clouds
Of glorious green.

Beautiful rockets
Of light shoot and soar
With huge explosions
That fill me with awe.

Comments about Fireworks. by J.A McManus

  • (12/21/2009 9:21:00 PM)

    I love the words you have used to describe the fireworks it sounds very magical and you have brought the poem to life. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/13/2009 9:46:00 AM)

    You have shown a wonderful picture of fireworks. Beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • (11/13/2009 4:20:00 AM)

    this poem is a well penned that kept me reading this for more than once. fireworks had been written in a beautiful way by this poem. nice (Report) Reply

  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (11/13/2009 12:12:00 AM)

    The poem is very well written and depicts good images of fireworks...10/10
    Best Wishes

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  • Fay Slimm (11/11/2009 4:33:00 PM)

    John you have used considerable poetic skill with this verse... both the flow and the composition are just right - - the metaphors employed are impressive too.... well done 10 Fay (Report) Reply

  • (11/11/2009 7:16:00 AM)

    your fireworks just so brilliant with colors of your words 10 (Report) Reply

  • (11/11/2009 6:43:00 AM)

    Impeccable rhythm and rhyme and your words paint beautiful pictures. I too, noticed the great alliteration. 10 love Karin (Report) Reply

  • (11/11/2009 6:25:00 AM)

    Good alliteration and terse. I enjoy fireworks too. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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