Home Again

Well home again, home again, to inside plumbing and walls without zips,
grey skies and drizzle. Boo-hoo! Still looking forward to catching up with everyone,
for now some poems and hopefully some pictures to follow


Moon milk festoons
The dark shoves a man in
Gravel rattles
Sun flowers

Close Up

The patter of the base line
Taps the foot of the golden boy
Who once clasped my thumb
With hands the size of walnuts

I smile at his blundered French
Eyes locked in the slender girl
Neither speak the others language
But both understand

Leaning across

He breathes her like expensive
Perfume, a gesture, both desperate
To look cool, teasing-clowning
Held rigid

in another universe

Almost a kiss apart, they wake
As if caught, Children again
She smiles and steals his hat
A lumbering puppy and a dancing gazelle


Blogger Russell Ragsdale said...

Moonstruck was wonderful but
Up Close took my breath away (an accurate and love filled look at youthful infatuation). Wow! JUST GREAT! Welcome back!

2:22 AM  
Blogger Cocaine Jesus said...

another russell beat me to it (i might just drive round and duff him over!).
Moonstruck WAS incredible BUT Up Close beats it by a margin. Bloody marvelous.

8:04 AM  
Blogger gulnaz said...

close up is beautiful!!! what a way to come back with, loved it, thanks! :)

10:39 AM  
Blogger Amie said...

yap "cloe up"is real nice and sweet and playful. i love it.
welcome back sue!

12:51 PM  
Blogger iamnasra said...

well Im glad your back..and here you are after a time being around nature camping here you all inspired and taking us into another direction

9:19 PM  
Blogger Lorena said...

moonstruck - love the imagery here.
close up - what a sweet tender moment you describe here. especially like
"in another universe

Almost a kiss apart, they wake
As if caught"

welcome back :) look forward to more poetry.

5:26 AM  
Blogger iamnasra said...

well just a quick visit to your blog ..it feels years I have not heard your news...hope is well with you

10:21 PM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

Hi Russel, thank-you it's good to be made so welcome.

Hi CJ enjoy your holidays sorry about the ironing.

Thank-you Gulnaz I may have a go at a green poem, perhapse we can turn the whole world all be it a blogging world green, it's a lovely thought.

Hi Amie Nasra, I spose it brought it home to me just how grown up he is yet not if that makes sence.

Hi Lorena, posted some today, it's been a busy time but I was getting serious blog withdrawel.

7:45 PM  

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