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Good Night
by jeanne rene watson
Monday, June 18, 2007
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~ Good Night

Slow tumble onto side
soft depressions await dreams
Hand tucked beneath a cheek,
I close my eyes with hopes of being lost
abandoned to a peaceful hush
Weary thoughts snug,
collapsing into soft fluffs of percale,
commanding I release the day
on the hiss of a well-deserved sigh

I draw up my knees in defense
against day’s lingering distinctions,
its muted sounds,
. . . a fitful sparrow's hallelujah
the woebegone whine of tomcat,
a wall's aches in creaks and groans
and the constant babble
of the fountain’s folly,
whose waters skip and jump
in conversations elusive

I listen with a wish
to float above these sheets,
to meticulously break apart
in atom heart and eye,
hand and hip,
of fine and delicate flakes,
sifting through the window screen
into the dark hours’ liberty

. . . and to the fountain my mist
swooping down
to tumble about the waterfall,
seizing the secrets unknown
soon quenched
and ready to be . . . me,
vestal dots poised upon the ethers
and directionless
free to follow my every whim

Goodnight my love
... good night,
 my love
Good Night



 


jeannerené  05/07
 

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Reviewed by Miller Caldwell 7/18/2007
Just what I needed before I switch off for another night here in south west Scotland.
Love the picture you painted in my mind but on the eve of the Open here in the UK and Tiger Woods just been interviewed, I may depart to Carnoustie and the final round in my dream where Tiger will be my partner. The power of dreams can not be contained.
Miller
Reviewed by Bill Grimes Jr. 6/22/2007
Such a vivid, well crafted poem my friend......Beautiful!

Peace,

Bill
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/21/2007
To me this reads like a lovely lullaby, Jeanne René. Lovely verses. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/19/2007
So beautifully penned! It just floats and flows throughout, enjoyed.

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by richard cederberg 6/19/2007
This is beautiful jeannerene'. Like savoring delectable sweet plump berries, and afterwards being satisfied. Well done Poet!
Light and Wisdom ...
Richard
Reviewed by E. Richardson 6/19/2007
soft, sensual and absolutely beautiful imagery and rhythm in this...splendid work here.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 6/19/2007
I love this poem, the imagery is stunning, the ambience delightful, makes me look forward to sleep!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/19/2007
jeannerené,

Very soothing, mellow and romantic poem. The imagery is outstanding. Bless You, Paul.
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