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Notoriety
by Michelle M Mead
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Based on the painting, "Nocturne," by James McNeill Whistler, 1878-87


 

 

Seconds split the quiet,

she can see him through the grey,

morning fog now lifting,

as it finally breaks the day,

around and past the bends and curves,

of water’s shifting moods,

this cold flesh beneath white cotton,

awaits bold passion’s interludes.

 

 

None to see,

when love’s swift flee,

with pale velvet feet set free,

darts away, amid the fray,

from notoriety,

for what may be known,

when not alone,

is that they head for home,

for the fog lifts eventually.

 

 

Awake in bed,

separation’s dread,

entwined from heart to head,

wayward emotions repressed,

resting hard on the chest,

for there is much they invest,

in this trap of desirous fools,

who cannot follow all rules,

on a whim borne of a fog’s bequest.

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 8/23/2011
for want of sensual pleasure we seek to escape any attendant unpleasantness, notoriety -- the fog, our human created veil in which we seek the escape -- the last line sums the emotion perfectly, "on a whim borne of a fog's bequest" -- a rewarding read to test our psyches with Michelle -- I bid you love and peace my dear friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Janna Hill 8/10/2011
Lovely!
Janna
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/10/2011
We find ourselves, and others, in different moods
and settings, on different occasions...
and whether in fog or clear we try to make sense of it all
and of ourselves and them.
Michelle, you push well beyond the boundaries
Whistler deliberately sets here.

John
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 8/10/2011
As ususal Michelle, a great write.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 8/10/2011
Dear Michelle, You could not understand my French. I had the pleasure reading your poem as I learn something new every time. Keep writing, that's what I need. Love Emile
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 8/10/2011
I think you're amazing. One superb poem after another.
Only the best from you!!
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/10/2011
Awesome write, Michelle! Your clever choice of words never ceases to amaze and delight my senses! Very well done!

Hugs,
Anna
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/10/2011
You have successfully wrested sensual delight from the night's foggy gloom. Wonderful.

Ron



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