Celebrating a Year

week 1 ~ a simple transference of radiance

with 14 comments

a simple transference of radiance
at the moment the sun hits the water
before it’s extinguished light together
with reflection a golden circumstance
that we await wine glasses held ready
to salute and in that instant we are
giddy with twilight the ocean calls our
names watching waiting darkness descend we
head indoors light within us laughing at
our good fortune to be here friends away
from all that is uncertain morning may
overwrite this feeling but we know that
for now we are strongly simply happy
and everything is just as it should be

Written by mairmusic

October 22, 2008 at 11:12 pm

Posted in October, sonnet, Uncategorized

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  1. the title said it all :) I enjoyed your sonnet, as usual. Happy potluck!

    how light can transfer inwards, nature’s impact on us etc…good alliterations as well

    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/06/29/everlasting-tempo/

    • This is the one that started the whole blog! About my birthday celebration w/ friends, 2008.

      mairmusic

      July 4, 2011 at 10:50 am

  2. Lovely visuals, good work :)

    Jeanie McBain

    July 4, 2011 at 4:02 pm

  3. I like it! And thanks for sharing the beginning with those of us who began reading later. :)

    lizbethsgarden

    July 4, 2011 at 10:02 pm

  4. love the imagery.

    Jingle

    July 5, 2011 at 12:12 am

  5. I love your power to capture moments, your poems are so alive and fresh

    mindlovemisery

    July 5, 2011 at 2:39 am

    • Ah, thanks– that was my purpose w/ the blog– to be present in the moment, in the day.

      mairmusic

      July 5, 2011 at 10:06 am

  6. Beautiful! I could almost hear nervous laughter as I read. It was almost as if I slipped into the room where they were. Excellent job!

    charlesmashburn

    July 5, 2011 at 2:34 pm

  7. to friends. cheers

    luna15

    July 5, 2011 at 3:06 pm


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