Stevie Taite

Rookie - 78 Points (30th January 1973 / Kent, England)

Return Journey Blues - Poem by Stevie Taite

Like drones, all descending through dank, cool air.
Simple hours detach a sultry hot breeze.
Stubborn attire leaves sun kissed skin bare
Warm breath leaves in clouds from their clement bodies

Antipodean are hankered and yearned
Past the conveyer of their yesterweek
Dragging the luggage of Landry, spurned
Assembled in haste, no wish to fold neat.

Weighty and weary, surrendered to home
Faces depict Father Time as a cheat
How could the fortnight be over so soon?
Fleetingly wanting time stuck on repeat

Holiday Sun now a near memory
Softening blues with a nice cup of tea.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A sonnet, I guess.

Comments about Return Journey Blues by Stevie Taite

  • Kelvin Owusu (4/15/2013 2:08:00 AM)

    a peaceful write look forward that there will be another holiday ahead of you (Report) Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (4/13/2013 5:24:00 PM)

    Never mind Stevie, just start looking forward to your next holiday - a cute, lighthearted write. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Honeytip (4/12/2013 4:38:00 PM)

    Ahhh...home sweet home xxxx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 4, 2013

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