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Afternoon Melange
by Vivian L Dawson

Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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~of elephants and wine...
given a wind of imagination~

Elephants on my wall
uncorked wine bottles
afternoon melange
now the tree and me
in the park leaning a bit

You stole my youth
lied to me, and stood
me up for the alter's
life of happiness

Elephants now walk
my bedroom where
kittens used to romp
and play in the hay

I think I shall fly a kite,
if the sky will just hold still

Contraire! I must gain control
return to my ~living~ room
for the lion's share is there

Confounding my thinking
under this slightly slanted sky
elephants have followed me here

I think I shall become a kite, with
Burgundy ribbons for a tail wind
catch me if you can

Can elephants fly?

(c) Afternoon Melange
Vivian L. Dawson








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Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 9/8/2011
a wonderful write would like to fly sometimes and forget...blessings and keep going my friend, anna
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 9/7/2011
Miss Vivian,
I must say this is extraordinary poetry. You have captured a feeling of lightness. Through your unique style and imagination you captured my attention and heart. Loved this one!

Peace, love and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/7/2011
wow and WOW....this is fabulous poetry, you had me with every word..riveting...I think there is an elephant in the room..time to they will never catch you!!!
Love and Blessings,
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/7/2011
BEAUTIFUL, VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 9/6/2011
This is a marvelous poetic journey!
My favorite of yours... I really love this!
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 9/6/2011
wonderful imagination and of course with've made it rockkk, Vivian... :)neerja
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/6/2011
I love it, even though I can detect just a trace of dissappointment? in life it still is lighthearted enough with the wine to make it a great story.
Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 9/6/2011
I suppose we all have elephants in the room and betrayal is a big beast. Not sure an afternoon melange is the answer.
On a lighter note: Dumbo can!
Reviewed by Laura Fall 9/6/2011
A delightful imagination in this great poem well done indeed Laura
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 9/6/2011
Hah! This poem reminds me of an old Credence Clearwater Revival song, "Looking Out My Backdoor."

"Tambourines and elephants
are playin in the band.
Won't you take a ride on the
flyin spoon doot doo doo."
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 9/6/2011
Yes, Vivian, eanything can happen in a vivid imagination. -gene.

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