Sunday, July 22, 2012

Summer Fling

Wordle#66-Sunday Whirl-07-21-2012 
 summer fling by Teri H Hoover


The summer sun sinks low around the horizon-
in a languid stretch. 
Rosy gold powder brushes the stray golden grasses-
They sway and swing
in the erotic fling.
In the afterglow
dusk pales like melancholy
and covers its eyes.




The Sunday Whirl Words this week were:
erotic, melancholy, rosy, gold, swing, powders, pale, cover, spray, grasses, fling, stray

16 comments:

  1. My wordle will be up tomorrow. Ours are very similar, I think. Great minds...

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  2. That word erotic, in combination with fling, has a lot to answer for! This Wordle has provoked a lot of wild abandon poems. I like the economy of your poem, the picture painted with few words.

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  3. This creates such a glowing mood, Teri.

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  4. I feel like I want to take a deep breath of this fresh air...hold it for a while and breathe it back out so slowly.. this poem has such a lovely depth and, relaxing feel to it.
    Lovely write Teri.

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  5. In some traditions Dusk is the beginning of day, time for Dusk to rejoice.
    But the colors of dusk can be melancholy so often signifying the end - Nice picture, worth a thousand and yet you used only a few well chosen wordles!

    I'm here:
    http://julesgemsandstuff.blogspot.com/2012/07/sw-66-enchanted.html

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  6. I love "they sway and swing in the erotic fling"...

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  7. Ha! I was going to love the exact same line as Laurie! Well done Teri. This paints a fantastic picture.

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  8. Dusk is the balancing element for that glorious sunset. Love this very evocative piece, well written and thought out. Really like the carry through on this one,

    Elizabeth
    http://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/poetic-distractions/

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  9. Hi Teri,
    My computer wouldn't let me post a comment on your blog page, so here I am to add my 2 cents.

    Gorgeous writing this week, compact and wonderfully concise. I especially loved: "Rosy gold powder brushes the stray golden grasses" and "erotic fling."

    Hope your recovery is going smoothly!
    Best,
    Marianne

    Thank you Marianne-I will just post it for you1 xo teri

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  10. Lovely word picture you've painted. I enjoyed the contrasts.

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  11. Really beautiful, Teri.

    Pamela

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  12. Splendidly written piece.

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  13. well done Teri, use of words and image captured

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  14. Teri, you captured a true vision with these words. A tremendous effort. Enjoyed this!

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