That Summer Afternoon

Rating: 5.0
On the front porch swing, lost in a world of color,
Darting bluejays and ravishing blossoms sang summer!
Passersby peered at me, then nodded their greetings,
Like the sunshine in your face at butterfly meetings.

The sparkling pond captured perky, honeyed sunbeams,
And reflected blue skies with puffy clouds of cream.
While the lush emerald grass had grown rather tall,
I spotted more violet roses than I had ever recalled.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: rhyme,beauty,summer,nature,birds,flowers,happiness
Photograph courtesy of James Garcia from Unsplash
Lyn Paul 28 February 2021
That world of colour is delightful. Don't we wish it could last forever. Nature is pure joy. As are your words.
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 25 February 2021
The great images in this poem made me feel at close range with the wonders of nature. An excellent write.
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Kim Barney 25 February 2021
Very nice, Evelyn. Your poems are always upbeat and enjoyable to read.
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Captain Cur 23 February 2021
Abounding in color and scenery, warm and placid, sounds like a wonderful place to write and contemplate.
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David Wood 23 February 2021
Your poems are beautiful pictures.
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Varsha M 22 February 2021
Beautiful beginning of the day with these thoughts. Nice one Evelyn.
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Varsha M 22 February 2021
And i ask time to pause a minute, let me ve sn ethnographer enjoying every moments
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Robert Murray Smith 22 February 2021
This poem engenders serenity.
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