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  One Summer Day
by William Bonilla
Monday, January 26, 2004

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Like a picutre of perfection
She sat under an apple tree
On a hill
Hot summer day
Clear skies.

Birds singing
Chirping heavenly songs
The cicadas clicking a back up
For their symphony
Of melodies.

Squirrels running along
Her book opened
As she reads and recites
Poetry she loves.

Old Dan ninety years old
In dog years
Lay by her side
Dreaming of his younger days
As his feet, he kicks.

The perfumed smell
Of cider
Swirls aromatically
Through the air.

Below, the fields of wheat
Waver like golden seas
Red barn
A land mark, for her to see
Her straw hat
Lays by her side.

A drop of sweat
She sees in slow motion
In mid air, with appreciation
Before it splattered
Into a stain
In her opened book.

By: William Bonilla

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Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 1/28/2004
beautiful poem super imagery
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/27/2004
Very lovely lines that came to life William...floria
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 1/27/2004
So vivid; your poetry is truly stunning William!

Beautifully penned!

Love, Sheila
Reviewed by Rodd Jokre 1/27/2004
Vivid images brought to life... Good work.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/27/2004
You've painted an extremely lovely picture here, William. Well done!
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 1/27/2004
As lovely as a Botticelli painting!
I can see these images so clearly.
Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 1/27/2004
..oh yes..I was definitely there..felt saw and smelled it all...
remarkable write William..ty!

vesna :)
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 1/27/2004
An absolutely beautiful poem. Outstanding.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/27/2004
Beauty at its best!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andrea Da Costa (Reader) 1/26/2004
I was almost there....beautiful poem!
Reviewed by jude forese 1/26/2004
excellent poem ... i really like the last verse ... a superb image to finalize the poem with ...
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 1/26/2004
Dear William.....another fantastic write from n luck..BHUWAN
Reviewed by L M (Reader) 1/26/2004
Sweet imagery in this one William!
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 1/26/2004
Sweet William,
You tweeked all my senses. I could smell the cider and feel the breeze...see all the colors..WOW!!Very animated poem and just the kind of verse I admire.

Give us more!

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/26/2004
Beautiful poetic moment the texture of this poem;-)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/26/2004
A beautiful warm write to read on a winter's day. Thanks for the sunshine!
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/26/2004
BRILLIANT ending..
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