Friday, 20 February 2015

Flourish Together!


My glass was full & life was a tasty dish!
He was my ocean & I swam like a fish.
He was my ardent & heartfelt wish.
Still, we parted ways without a kiss.
Without me, he dreamt to flourish.
He never knew how much he'd miss!
He rued- glass is empty; nothing's bliss...
Life without me is a salt-less dish!

Eisenstein Potemkin 2.jpg
Cropped still from Eisenstein's film Battleship Potemkin (1925).

When he came back, I saw his furrow.
We got together for no more sorrow.
We both dreamt to flourish in our burrow.
Now we dance together like no tomorrow,
We wish more music & time to borrow...
Both our glasses are full & there's no sorrow!


14 lines Sonnet-
Linking with-
Poets United- Is your glass half empty or half full?
dVerse Poets- Volta

19 comments:

  1. nice...your twist is there....we all find love in mysterious ways..
    each one unique....and even through roughtimes...and maybe separations
    but find each other again and it falls right together....cool piece anita

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  2. Maybe the break was a necessary step. So that eventually they could find love and happiness together. Very sweet.

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  3. Great progression here. Always good to end with a 'full glass.' Smiles!!

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  4. WoW! Against all expectations, it is possible--and with a wisdom gained from absence. Each line of your poem rings like a clear bell. The picture in the center was wrenching, but I saw it as an inner state!

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  5. My glass is always half full...I like to think I live each day with vim and vigor.

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  6. the rhyme and rhythm make it so appropriate for the theme...lost & found...love the happy note :)

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  7. Love prevails in the end! I love your pattern of rhymes. Very nice!

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  8. A 2-rhyme sonnet - 1/2 this - 1/2 that reflected in meter and rhyme as well as content - clever. Definitely turned - I'd say 180 degrees! Well done, you.

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  9. Fantastic....Sublime thoughts and perfect rhyme indeed.Well done, Anita!

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  10. How great to turn it all back to joy in the last sextet - I love the brave consistent rhyming here.. really clever.

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  11. It's nice when you finally realize the grass is just as green in your own back yard. Nice. Peace, Linda

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  12. Nice that he came back, and appreciates his good fortune. Had to smile at the photo accompanying this poem. It goes so well with the verse.

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  13. you don't know what you got until you don't have it anymore... I would've turned him away for leaving in the 1st place... ha

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  14. Wonderful that it worked out. Your rhymes are excellent. Thank you.

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  15. love the sonnet and the way way you rhyme it, This works so well.

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  16. Fun story of lovers re-uniting later in life -- or so it seems.
    I enjoyed the contrasts of the pre and post re-union.

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  17. Sometimes you don't know what you've got till it's gone. I enjoyed this.

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  18. Wonderful poem! It reminded me of the movie Veer-Zaara :)
    TC! keep smiling :)

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