Orville Phillips


Table For Two - Poem by Orville Phillips

Beautiful evening, red sky at night –
A warm greeting for a perfect venue.
Silver spoons and candles glint with delight,
As our fingers danced around the menu.
Perfect, utterly sublime is the food.
Lots to admire about the decor –
A bottle of red wine sweetens the mood,
While sunset’s leaving through an open door.
Glowing candles against plum-coloured walls.
Soft notes float from a mesmeric guitar –
As dusk wanders from view when moonlight calls,
Silver buttons on blue velvet – a star.
Timeless dinner under the cherry moon –
The guitar sweetly plays another tune.

(A poem from the book 'Mr Blue Sky' by O. Phillips © 2009)


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 30, 2010


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