i curtsey for his ciaos

By NikesRain







there is a way in the poetry of his mind
when he puts it on paper

painting scenes with colours
that i dare not touch
only admire from a distance
like a swath of silk billowing
on a late summer breeze
the undulations and dancing
shifting time into a pause
speaking sanguine
uttering in vividness


it is the way of his words
telling tales of all too real
to all too sigh worthy
spinning mind canvases full
far off lands with beautiful girls
the scents and sight delights
otherwise never to be experienced
yet he brings them with ease


it is the way of his words
and the journey through them
that catch the breath
spark the grin and stir
oceans of imagination
of remembrances
journeys and accounts
that gladly do i fall in step
travelling between the lines
along the way of his words

















thank you Mr. McKennon aka TropicalSnowstorm for many vicarious journeys

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© 2008 NikesRain
Published on Friday, October 31, 2008.     Filed under: "Tribute" and "Poetry"
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  • TropicalSnowstorm On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, TropicalSnowstorm (1691)By person wrote:

    I am still so flattered by this one - my father had died on Oct 8, 2008 and I was in a dark place. This was such a needed refreshment to me at the time and I still read this for encouragement from time to time when I am down on myself. Thank you again, old friend! Ciao, T/S Scholar

  • Sketso On Saturday, November 8, 2008, Sketso (466)By person wrote:

    an amazing tribute... even my black heart warmed.

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Tuesday, November 4, 2008, TropicalSnowstorm (1691)By person wrote:

    Holy cow, I am so flattered! Thank you for this beautiful piece, I am speechless! It has been a very rough few weeks and this was so nice! Ciao, Steve Scholar

  • NikesRain On Wednesday, November 5, 2008, NikesRain (1343)By person wrote:

    *curtsies* it is a small thing in comparison to what you've given dear sir

  • A former member wrote: Beautiful paean, to move someones mental mechanics is a massive honor to the recipricant,..very well p.layed out.

  • A former member wrote: wow. this was one of my favs from you. very well done. ~ hdb.

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