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A Blossom Falls
by Susan K. de Vegter

Wednesday, May 07, 2003

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This was written on my day off, enjoying the outside music at the Gazebo Cafe during the Jazz Festival. It was a magic Sunday.

Sitting here on Decater Street
Listening to the Blues
Sipping down Jambalaya Juice
Trying to catch a groove
Magic blooms in colors here
People exuding their auras
Hiding every ounce of tears
For a fading heart_ what horror!
Red beans and rice
Dogs dining in with the guests
Frosted drinks, a Hurricane
All New Orleans best
This mystery city competes today
With a living Hell
Placing a beat back into a heart
Just where a blossom fell
Its magic what a city can do
To a broken heart
With music and color and laughter
It brings together what's been ripping apart
The soul of a woman in sufferage
Who loves laughing as well as the Blues
Who sits with the smile of an angel
While walking in others' shoes
This city can make into miracles
The oozing of hearts torn to Hell
Color in the hole that is missing
Just where a blossom fell.

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Reviewed by Marco Landi 5/9/2003

wonderful poem " a Blossom Falls" I smell the fragrance even if the petals are aging
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/8/2003
Susan, been there once but I will always remember it. Loved the write.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/8/2003
This was so lovely! What a way to spend the day,

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 5/8/2003
This is a special one, love it, Susan.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 5/8/2003
New Orleans is magic, add you to it and Wow.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 5/8/2003
Ohhhhh Susan what splendid imagery so beautifully penned...I too feel like I just spent the day with you...and I am still groovin! ;O)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/8/2003
excellent I felt like I spent the day with you!!

Reviewed by Cherokee Sage (Reader) 5/7/2003
You've described it perfectly, pretty lady. I hope my information on stalkers was helpful.

Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 5/7/2003
Susan, Oh this one is so excellent I felt like I spent the day with you music, sipping coolers this is excellent
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 5/7/2003
Sounds emit from your words. Blusey and sad and exotic. Sweetness dappled with a bit of downhome spice is what I smell as you tarry beneath the magnolia tree. I hear the words. I taste the words. Doesn't everyone?
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 5/7/2003 that was awlrite - (hard to spell that cajun slang *smile*) - good poem - could feel myself sitting there sipping on something sweet...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/7/2003
a lovely poem ABOUT the "Big Esay"


Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/7/2003
Susan exquisite poetry, you put us right in the the title,felt the sad/happy mood;-)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/7/2003
A wonderful interlude, Susan. Well done.
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 5/7/2003
Oh Susan, I really love this one
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 5/7/2003
A very vivid write Susan.....I felt like I was there too.....thanks, Dani
Reviewed by john zimmerman 5/7/2003
a good write,
well crafted

john +
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