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Dreams Sub Aqua
by Regis Auffray
Friday, April 25, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I know this is nonsense... ...at least, I think it is. It emanates from a dream I had recently.



Dreams Sub Aqua


On the bottom of the rill
Amidst icy water chill
I am filled with such a thrill

On the bottom of the brook
I spot a fisherman's hook
In its crook I hook a book

On the bottom of the creek
My outlook is not so bleak
There's no way to spring a leak

On the bottom of the stream
It is pleasant like a dream
I can't hear a single scream

On the bottom of the pond
Of the mud I grow quite fond
The frogs and I form a bond

On the bottom of the lake
I cannot feel the earth shake
When I wake I bake a cake

At the bottom of the cove
The algae have grown a grove
A fine place to find a trove

On the bottom of the bay
I meet a girl from Bombay
She says she works for Ebay

On the bottom of the sea
Something I did not foresee
I meet a lass named Chelsea

When I wake up from the dream
Chelsea and I are a team
We seal the deal with ice cream


© Copyright 2008     Regis Auffray

 

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Reviewed by Lena Kovadlo 1/14/2014
Is this a particular style of poetry or just a pattern/structure you came up with? Sometimes throughout the poem the rhythm/flow seems off to me... I don't really think it's a nonsense poem. It's playful and it certainly brings the smiles. And I think we can draw something from it as well.
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver 8/1/2009
Regis,
This is definitely not nonsense. In my humble opinion it is you showing us time and time again your incredible talent to write verses.
Nicole
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 1/29/2009
Regis~!

Great image . . . great rhyme and meter - excellent penning!!


Best Always,

Lance
Reviewed by Cherise Carroll 7/15/2008
One man's nonsense is another man's whimsy! Regis, we should all be so lucky to give in to our dreams with total abandon, and then be able to wake AND remember enough to relay the tale! Great work on the theme. I loved it!! I'd share some of my dreams, but someone might call the white jacket brigade after me! Ciao4now, Cherise
Reviewed by Tony Jenkins 7/11/2008
You crack me up.

That is fantastice. You gotta love the frogs.

Tony
Reviewed by Karen Cino 6/19/2008
This is great. You got to start at the bottom to make your way up to the top. And this, Reg, you surely have done.

Love,
Karen
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 6/17/2008
Regis

What a card you are. This is hilarious! Keep dreaming, my friend.

Much love,
Mary
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/14/2008
Very nice!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/6/2008
Ran over a skunk last night with my car, did it ever come home with me with the smell. still on my tires today. Can imagine the muck you picked up from the bottom of the water too. But this write is so magical a write for where it has taken place. Flows along just so. Easily understood.
Reviewed by Jerry Engler 5/24/2008
Very enjoyable fantasy of dreamlike quality plus humor....the title itself is intriguing.....Jerry
Reviewed by Axilea MU 5/13/2008
This is something very playful,
it depicts a whimsical world
that could also amuse children.

Axilea
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 5/12/2008
excellent poem :)
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 5/9/2008
Excellent flow~*
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 5/9/2008
hmmm yum! What a dream and what an ending...enjoying the whimsey of this!

Gina
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 5/8/2008
Oh this is FAB, and wota dream too, weird as all dreams are it seems....but wonderful. You woke up to icecream, YES! Better than just a scream ;) Hugs Ch'erie
Reviewed by Selene Skye 5/6/2008
Yum, yum yum!!!! I love the playful yet loving rhyme of joy and earth melodies replete throughout this poem!
Hugs
Selene
Reviewed by John Leko 5/4/2008
...found in light of dreams...waters...and beneath...the touch of humor surfaces...and we find yet emotion as its treasure.
excellent Regis...
John
Reviewed by Dee C. 5/4/2008
I love the whimsy and the rhyme!
A wonderful write!!
Reviewed by Jayne Waggoner (Reader) 5/1/2008
thanks for the chuckle. A skillful dream mode.
Reviewed by Sanja Dayslink 4/30/2008
Beautifully penned. Our dreams are our thoughts, as our words are out thoughts. I came up with a short story while shaving my legs...so nothing is that unusual. Well done.

Sanja xo
Reviewed by RM Green 4/30/2008
I LOVE the whimsical movement of this piece.... it certainly made this gal SMILE!!

Thanks for the love today, Regis... I REALLy needed it!

RM
Reviewed by Bonnie May 4/30/2008
ENJOYED SO MUCH, thank you. Love the flow and LOL. Love, Bonnie
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 4/29/2008
Thank you dear brother Regis, and you have made me smile in your endearing way. I loved reading this, and enjoyed the humor. Did you ask the girl from Bombay who worked for EBay if she could swing a few deals for you. LOL. Thank you for sharing, because you made my day a nice one with this piece.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Gaylen Sharp 4/28/2008
Fun to read as I am sure it was to write.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/28/2008
Outstanding write Regis
I must say and very creative
Thanks for sharing
Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 4/27/2008
humerous verse Reg, but I'm afraid you poemed it just the way dreams are, nice humeorus piece to read
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 4/27/2008
This is a real sing-songy dream. It doesn't seem like nonsense to me. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Dale Clark 4/27/2008
I dream of streams and rivers also, it's healing
and meditative to be on a river fishing.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 4/27/2008
Interesting..hummmmmm now I am waiting to hear the dream :)
I love to hear dreams as you now. They are our minds trick master & problem solvers I feel.
I Loved our Poem about memories flair & fun intricate delves of burdens burried deep, but not to deep that self acceptance is hidden.....well thats my twist on dream analizing your write ;

Love & Hugs
Embraced ~ Embrassť
Pfft!!! OX
OH...Guess Who
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 4/27/2008
Regis nothing we write is nonsence, it s part of our thoughts, dreams or memories and always great to share, thank you for sharing and I will share ice cream with you now.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Pierre Ortega 4/26/2008
I enjoyed this, Good job with the rhyming.

Take care, Pierre
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 4/26/2008
Reg, very entertaining, I loved it..
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/26/2008
I want ice-cream toooooo...and promise to share with you!!

TinkaSweets has no other treats

But for all I know...this is just a show

To hide some hurt....send by a black bird!!

Nonsense or not...I liked this alot!!

Love TinkaSweets

XXXXXX
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 4/26/2008
Regis, dreams offer us some great images and you've brought them to life in your words. I truly enjoyed every verse and got a kick out of it.
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 4/26/2008
Wooooooooooooooow this blew me away my friend. It rhmes just like a typical Somali poem
Reviewed by Tiana ~ 4/26/2008
This poem is not nonsense at all, Reg ... Wonderfully written and very enjoyable ...
Reviewed by P-M Terry Lamar 4/26/2008
Very fun, I found myself chuckling as I read it and enjoyed the end. Dreams seem to rarely be so upbeat - - did you emphasize the happy and overlook the dark lurking beyond the next ripple?

Terry
Reviewed by H Cruz 4/26/2008
That was cute and inconsiquential, like laughter on a moonlit swill.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 4/26/2008
Light and carefree. I had to become an imaginary diver to I could view all those scenes from the bottom of the various aquatic pools. Fun, until the dream ended. LOL
Reviewed by J. Pajot 4/26/2008
Cute and upliftingly enjoyable read. Brought a smile...thanks, Reg.
All good things to you and yours,
Jim
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 4/26/2008
Delightful..You are the king of Rhyme!.........M
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/26/2008
You never said, at the end, which kind of ice cream, chocolate I presume? licking or with a spoon?

Georg
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/25/2008
Very unusual for you, Regis. This does have a dream-like quality to it. I like the first verse most of all, though verse three made me laugh. Thank you for sharing the lighter side of your writing:) Love and Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Kathy Kopp 4/25/2008
"She works for Ebay??" Cool ideas, though nonsensical, like dreams usually turn out. Your rhymes sway the poem in different directions.
Peace,
Kathy
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/25/2008
I find it full of whimsy and delightful Reg! Reminds me of an old scottish poem I have somewhere, can't remember his (authors) name.
It's a fine change of paace;-)Thanks for sharing!

Love,
ET
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 4/25/2008
If you nix the ebay/bombay stanza, you my friend, have the makings of an excellent poem that children would love- I could see this illustrated-great job :) Michelle
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 4/25/2008
Cute dream you penned into a poem. Ending with a gal on your arm and some icecream! Now thats what I call a great dream! Cheers, Deborah
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/25/2008
I like this one a lot Regis..
Ron
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 4/25/2008
playful, I like it!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/25/2008
Yummy, exactly the way to end all dreams, always on a high note....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 4/25/2008
This is funny from the bottom of my tummy :)
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/25/2008
R&R, rhythm and rhyme. This is a side of you I have not previously seen Reg. You truly possess multidimensional writing skills. I should be so lucky. Thanks for sharing this great little, dream ditty with us. Jon Michael Willey
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 4/25/2008
This is a fun piece of poetry Reg. Sounds like your dreams are exciting too.
Blessings and love,
Susan
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/25/2008
Love this sweet man,wonderful writing as always..have a wonderful evening...HUgss
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/25/2008
Loved it...flowed smooth, swift and with a wonderful rhythm...a delightful write my friend!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Janice Beaty Hamilton 4/25/2008
Oooooohhhhhh.... I so enjoyed reading this... the rhythm, the rhyme, delightful! Blessings, Janice
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 4/25/2008
I'm glad you've found someone Reg. Delightful and cheerful write. Liz
Reviewed by Jean Pike 4/25/2008
A most enjoyable poem, Reg, but yours always are. I haven't been by here nearly often enough lately :-)
Reviewed by Morning Star 4/25/2008
I love it!!!! is very unique dream
and excellent story line awesome rhyme
Fantastic imagery and flow!!
Brilliant writing Reg
Peace Love and Hugessss....Morning star
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 4/25/2008
Hi Regis:

I sure enjoyed this delightful read! Great rhymes indeed!!!

Sandie May :o)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/25/2008
Cute write, mon ami, c'est bon!

(((HUGS))) et amour, ton ami, Karen Lynn dans Texas. :D
Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/25/2008
You made me smile... :~)

Cryssa
Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner 4/25/2008
Cute, enjoyed!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 4/25/2008
lots of rhyme scheme here...the storyline reminds me of that animated movies..."Walking" where the boy keeps changing scenes and talking to different people.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/25/2008
Ah to have a nice longboard to surf with and just maybe her in the pic as well...;) ed
Reviewed by D Johnson 4/25/2008
Reg...a cool write. As I read the words, I thought it would be neat to have the French version as well as English, like you sometimes do.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/25/2008
Love the rhyme and cute sayings that made a part of it.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/25/2008
Unusual for you, rhyming verse - but o, so perfectly penned! Well done, Regis.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/25/2008
A dream worth having, Regis! Loved the twist at the end... Dreams DO become reality, after all! But yes, the underwater worlds are very appealing in dream form and we can experience much liberation through exploring their potential. Like thinking about things upside down... I would lie on the floor when young and imagine turning the house upside down and walking about on the ceiling! And Chelsea sounds very suave. Perhaps, even, an Owl and the Pussycat scenario?? Love the lift in this poem. Bless you, Kate xx
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/25/2008
pretty clever!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/25/2008
Regis,

I'm sure you know I like it. Anything that rhymes is my cup of tea but I prefer it on a settee and not on the bottom of the sea, perhaps with a little bit of honey. Sorry to rain on your parade but you got me started. (lol) Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/25/2008
LOL - Very good Regis. You had me in stitches. Well done my friend. Keep it up and God bless.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 4/25/2008
You bring many smiles to me with this one, Reg! You've taken a whimsical dream and produced a happy, whimsical poem! THANKS be that your muse is back with you :o)
Love and Appreciation ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 4/25/2008
So cute and clever Reg...

ann
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 4/25/2008
Rhymes Galore! This is so creative. It's great that you can draw poetic inspiration from a dream. Be well, Regis...

Sage



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