Stan Petrovich

Rookie - 208 Points (10/27/1950 / Fort Riley, KS)

Saint Valentine - Poem by Stan Petrovich

For you, my sweet;
an apple in your mind's eye;
a strudle in lieu of a pie.
We would, if we could,
walk the sandy shores;
there the birds always croak,
'forever more.'
It is a form of a joke,
following the birds at high tide;
we wince laughing at the pelican's poke,
and amuse ourselves at the albatros' blue hide.
There are too many kinds of birds to count,
so we leave it to La Mer to taunt;
I have heard every bird in there;
Sandpipers running like crazy as we stare;
the swirling music breaching the clouds
and the shift of rain chasing the forgotten gulls.

Comments about Saint Valentine by Stan Petrovich

  • (7/5/2014 6:09:00 AM)

    As beautiful as your emotions on Valentine's day be it satirical or comical................loved it...........Stan............... (Report) Reply

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  • Poetheart Morgan (2/15/2014 8:01:00 PM)

    Oh! ! You are happy again my i am too....moody Poet! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (2/15/2014 5:33:00 AM)

    Enjoyed the poem. It took me to your page and read few more and enjoyed them all. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 15, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 15, 2014

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