Scarlett Treat

Rookie - 24 Points (1941 / Jug Fork, Mississippi)

Scarlett Treat Poems

121. Summer Memories 5/31/2008
122. Just Beyond The Darkness 6/3/2008
123. Fire In Dixie, Call The Firemen! ! 6/3/2008
124. The Life Of A Flower 6/9/2008
125. Turn The Hands 6/9/2008
126. Life Is Short 6/14/2008
127. Through The Glass - To The Other Side Of The Soul 6/16/2008
128. Fire And Ice 6/25/2008
129. Burning Rubber 8/7/2008
130. Her Beautiful Bones 8/21/2008
131. Life Is... 9/12/2008
132. The Loss Of Wonder 9/13/2008
133. If Love Comes Along 9/22/2008
134. Flirting With Romance 9/22/2008
135. Waiting On The Other Side Of The Door 9/26/2008
136. When The Door Opened 9/26/2008
137. Shining Star 9/29/2008
138. Great Teardrops 8/22/2008
139. The Viking Mother From Florida! 8/23/2008
140. Poetry Landscape Reclaimed 8/26/2008
141. My Fairy Tale 10/3/2008
142. I See (Revised/Reposted) 10/14/2008
143. Song For The Old Hippie Gal! 10/15/2008
144. I Wasn'T Expecting This! ! 10/24/2008
145. The Survivor Left Alone 10/25/2008
146. Outside The Wall 10/27/2008
147. Whhhheeeeeeeeeeeee! Here I Go! ! 11/8/2008
148. Progress? ? ? ! ! 11/19/2008
149. The Call Girl 12/11/2008
150. The Fox Hunt...For Danny Reynolds 12/12/2008
151. Christmas In The South 12/18/2008
152. The Lonely House 12/24/2008
153. That Day - - 12/29/2008
154. Walking Over Me...Never Knowing 12/29/2008
155. Old Habits 1/3/2009
156. Keeping My Sanity In A World Gone Mad! ! 1/6/2009
157. I Thought I Had Something To Say, But 1/7/2009
158. From Out Of The Blue 1/26/2009
159. Joyful Abandon 2/3/2009
160. Ignoring The Clanging Bells! ! 2/5/2009

Comments about Scarlett Treat

  • Ernestine Northover Ernestine Northover (4/13/2008 2:35:00 AM)

    Scarlett is not only a great friend but a poet of note. Her poetry is a pleasure to read, her humour abounds, her sweetness shines through her writing and you won't be disappointed when you start to read her work. A delightful lady that I am honoured to know.

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  • Donall Dempsey Donall Dempsey (1/4/2008 8:01:00 AM)

    Well baby if I'm the're the tops. I doff my trilby to ya!

    love Donall Donall

  • Gregory Gunn (12/4/2007 11:47:00 PM)

    Southern Belle Scarlett, aka Linda, has been a staunch supporter of mine at PH for some stretch of time now (Oh, it must be nearly a year and a half) and I applaud her loyalty. Her poems possess a passionate sincerity of genuine feeling, employing an economical language easily understood; concise and to the point with absolutely no ornamental baubles attached. Yeah, short and sweet and always a treat, that's my Scarlett! And by the by folks, she just happens to be one upstanding, generous, considerate and dynamic individual who won't back down to self-admiring braggarts. Scarlett is often a mint julep on a sweltering Mississippi afternoon in July, refreshing and tasteful. Quite frankly, my dear, I am glad to have met your cyber-space acquaintance, and as a result, I doff my fedora to your slendid elegance.

    Multiple hugs and kisses,


  • Daniel Tyler (6/18/2006 2:53:00 PM)

    What a poet. A powerful, gifted writer, her work is raw and passionate like the Southern landscape she heralds from, yet always well crafted and with a lovely turn of phrase. Scarlett, many thousand miles part us, but you are a kindred spirit.

  • Anna Russell (5/1/2006 8:10:00 PM)

    Scarlett is a Treat! Pain and beauty walk hand in hand with her sultry Southern songs. And not only is her poetry a joy, she is a truly lovely woman. So I would advise all of you to read her work then send her a message - so you too can enjoy the friendship of this amazin' chick!
    Anna xxx

  • Gina Onyemaechi (4/22/2006 12:10:00 PM)

    This lady has written some real gems. Amongst my personal favourites are 'Roses in December' (a beautiful melody) , 'Seaside Song' (a rich and sensuous set of images) , and 'The Photograph' (a slice of nostalgic brilliance) . Then there's her 'I Bleed'. If you are of faint-hearted nature, then I caution you strongly not to visit it; it is a seriously high-impact, passionate portrayal of bitter pain.
    Yes, the above are fine pieces of writing indeed.
    Long live you, Scarlett!

Best Poem of Scarlett Treat

Still Night

In the still night,
In the deepest, darkest night,
Where there is no night....
Monsters lurk.

In the still night, where
Not even a streetlight cast shadows,
Where there is no moonlight...
Monsters lurk.

In the still night,
in the darkest night,
Under the sheltering trees...
Monsters lurk...

For where there is no light,
In the deepest, darkest night
Where there's not even candlelight,
Monsters lurk!

In the deepest, darkest night,
Where there is no light...
Under my bed, or in my head - -
Monsters lurk! ...

Read the full of Still Night

Trips Of The Mind

In my mind trips, I traveled
The shape of your body at least
A thousand times, until I knew
Each contour,
Each curve, each line.

In my heart's journey, I roamed
As freely as the wind blows,
Covering the surface of you,
Blowing into each crack and crevice
Until I became you.

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