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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-30-07 08:12 AM
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The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 4/30/2007)
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After the Rain

I look out on my patio after a soft rain.
The birds won't stop singing.
The geraniums are an impossible pink.
I want to swallow them, whole.

Every flower has a shine,
like a woman who has just been loved.
Her body glistens. She struts when she walks,
has time to be generous,
to spread that glow around a little.

Penelope Barnes Thompson

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RL

If you have a request for a certain Poet, post their name in the thread and I will find a poem by them and post it...

if you want to see some of my poetry, see the blog at:
http://www.myspace.com/retropaul



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