Jacqui Thewless

Freshman - 675 Points (November,1955 / Manchester, UK)

Uncommonly Long Winters - Poem by Jacqui Thewless

At the flowering,
Solstice makes Poppies’ frills flash in its cornfields,
leads Rose petal silks along garden paths,
lets folded Foxglove-fingers ruby and open for bees
and couples moan in grass,
and ghosts of the widows breathe on window-glass,
drawing newly-broken hearts that bleed, seeing that
this season still breeds lovers.
long winters shutter the springs and falls
but never summers -
no, not ever summers.

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  • Gajanan Mishra (7/4/2013 6:35:00 AM)

    season breeds lovers, good poem, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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