John J Doyle

Rookie - 147 Points (9/12/1975 / Maynooth, County Kildare)

Sundown: Alicante Province - Poem by John J Doyle

Two day stubble and sombrero soil
under orange-tree sunsets,
the hanging drift of day's cache of light
Orito, Montforte;

the adolescent olive trees
near the blurred red car
are stalked by sunlight

swollen glands of soil,
a few groves, whitewash ranches,
men in fields idle near JCBs -
and the highway's lemon-housed posse;

Novelda's church dares mountain to dislodge it from its perch,
the fields are an elegy of browns,
of electric railway poles,
gorse fire smoke yet to be - perhaps enamoured


Topic(s) of this poem: beauty, evening, nature, railways, spanish, spring, sunshine, travel

Comments about Sundown: Alicante Province by John J Doyle

  • John Doyle (4/22/2018 12:33:00 PM)

    Thank you Chinedu ☺ (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (4/21/2018 10:44:00 PM)

    Beautiful work of art, insightful and descriptive with good choice of words. Thanks for sharing, John. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2018

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2018

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