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  Hot Southern Nights
by J. Allen Wilson
Sunday, June 15, 2008
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Hot Southern Nights

 

The air is as still and calm as a sleeping child.

Confederate jasmine blooms sweet growing wild.

Crickets chirp; tree frogs sing; fireflies blink and shine.

Hot summer nights still as a sleeping child;

 sweet as ambrosias summer wine.

 

Country smells drift filling the night air.

Oh soft recollections of days without care.

Nothing soothes like the hot southern night.

Oh but naught of angels dressed in white.

 

J. Allen Wilson © 6/2008

 

 

 




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Reviewed by D Johnson 6/16/2008
Allen, what a great little write...well done!

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/16/2008
Sounds very soothing, my friend.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/16/2008
Beautiful, but I still prefer the coolness of Alaska (or anywhere, just as long as it's out of Texas!!)! Don't do the heat thing; never have, never will. As I get older, the heat bothers me more. I can't STAND to be hot!! ICK!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/15/2008
Allen, this is just beautiful. So peaceful...makes me wish I was there.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/15/2008
Serenity in your graceful lines - beautifully imaged in verse, Allen, yes. Well done!

(((HUGS))), love and continued prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/15/2008
a beautiful and peaceful write
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/15/2008
I can feel the heat and the scent of jasmine and angels dressed in white. I love this poem..thank you for sharing.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/15/2008
You have recreated and shared the mood very effectively. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/15/2008
You made me wish I was there with you. Beautiful write, Allen!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 6/15/2008
I love the night air - no matter the place or the season. Your poem is lovely; I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 6/15/2008
If you consider tidewater Virginia southern, I had a lot
of those hot southern nights as boy. The only thing I missed
perhaps was the country smells, which would have been smothered
in the smell of crabs and whatever was carried on the breeze
from the bay and the sea. Enjoyed your poem. - gene.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/15/2008
So sweet, jasmine is a sweet scented flower, I drive through country on hot summer nights and smell honeysuckle. Oh that devine smell too. You just described a perfect hot summer night, my kind in fact. I support you in your writes.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/15/2008
lovely
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/15/2008
Sounds so nice and with that childhood lack of responsibility, what a wonderful life...Ed

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