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Sounds of Italy
by Joanna M Leone
Monday, July 06, 2009
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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This poem was written by Dee Nagy, of Norwalk, CT.

I had recently met Dee and I had written a story about her called, "Italian American in Norwalk, CT".

Dee shared this poem with me. Although this poem is written by Dee Nagy, she has given me permission to place her poem on my website. The poem reflects her thoughts, desires and dreams of going to Italy someday. Enjoy Dee's poem, and let's keep our fingers crossed for her.

I did not make any changes to this poem as it is Dee's creative work. It is straight from Dee's heart, so I would not change a thing!

The screen door clanked as it closed itself.

She stood, looking and thinking.

A breeze blew.

It was warm and gentle.

Oh, so soft and gentle.

Yet, at the same time, powerful.

 

 

It brought with it the soothing sound of Santa Lucia and her heart filled with love.

Love for the peace and beauty of her surroundings.

Olive groves and green hillsides beyond the balcony where she stood.

Where the breeze kissed her cheek and caressed her hair.

The sky was so blue, bluer than the eyes of the man she would never meet.

Someday she thought, someday.

As she turned from the old, wooden railing,  and faced her aluminum kitchen door she thought,

Someday I will visit Italy.

My mind and my heart have been there, but one day the whole of me will go.

 

-Dee Nagy

 

 

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Reviewed by John Domino 10/17/2009
Let's go!

Arrevidenci
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 7/9/2009
Lovely poem, How I long to be in Italy once more also.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 7/8/2009
Beautiful poem by Dee,I enjoy reading it and I hope she one day goes to Italy.Thank you for sharing this poem from her Joanna,take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/6/2009
I do believe I can share in her sentiments as I would love to go at least once to have come full circle and an opportunity to visit with relatives I only know names....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Micki Peluso 7/6/2009
Ahh, what a sweet poem--makes me want to go to Italy too , also makes me want that blue-eyeed man. :) Must be northern Italy where they really are blue-eyed italian men.

Micki Peluso
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/6/2009
Very nicely done and makes me want to go to Italy as well...
Fee
Reviewed by JMS Bell 7/6/2009
VIVID IMAGERY IN THIS LOVELY WORK THAT EXPOSES THE WRITERS HEARTFELT DESIRE TO SEE HER FOREFATHERS LAND. ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS. JOYCE
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/6/2009
Beautiful, nostalgic write! I understand her feelings of longing! Lovely poem.

Anna



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