Suzette Richards

Rookie - 333 Points [Su] (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Suzette Richards Poems

41. The Fairest Cape 5/28/2012
42. The Fish Eagle 8/23/2012
43. The Foundlings 6/30/2013
44. The Song Thrush 5/5/2013
45. The South African Constitution 4/29/2016
46. The Swirling Mist 7/8/2012
47. Then Understand 3/4/2013
48. Time 10/26/2017
49. To A Nunnery, Go 6/3/2014
50. Ubuntu 1/7/2013
51. When The Final Bell Tolls 7/13/2014
52. Where Do Birds Go When They Die 3/17/2014
53. Where The Moment Lies 7/26/2013
54. Where Your Spirit Roams Freely 7/17/2014
55. Writing On The Wall 7/15/2012

Comments about Suzette Richards

  • Rick Elpers (5/29/2012 6:31:00 PM)

    I just read your poem Do Not Put Asunder. I really like it. Thanks, Rick Elpers. Ps. I'd be curious to wonder what you think of my poems.

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  • Nilanjan Chatterjee (4/19/2012 7:35:00 PM)

    Golden Autumn is a Lovely piece.
    Liked particularly the last line.

Best Poem of Suzette Richards

Golden Autumn

The soft sunlight bathes
the last of the flowers.
The gentle sea breeze
kisses the branches,
releasing the sensual
scent of the lavender bush.

I'm drinking in the
moment - savouring it.
It spills over into
pleasant past memories:
People whom I've known
and warmly loved.

I reach out to an illusion
of strong emotions conjured
by the senses. Knowing it
will be lost as soon as
I try to capture it again.
Standing still now. Satisfied.

Autumn is slowing me down
to an enforced slower pace.
It is nature's way to ...

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Sweet Talking

It's dusky and smoky in the room.
People are talking too loudly,
laughing at a joke of which
the punch line was lost in the din.
I shift my weight on the stool -
the dimensions not quite fitting my shape.
My skirt rides up my thighs.
I leave it there and pick up a stare
from across the room.

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