Sunday, September 9, 2012

Magpie Tales 134: Love Interest






Breakfast, 1921, Fernand Leger
Shared by Tess Kincaid 





phantasm 


let me stand in rain

without cover, feel warmth

in its chill.  give me laughter 

for free, I'll pay for your 

tears.  reach for my hand,

touching fingertip to palm,

drawing nearer to one 

common breath.  your voice

is fetish, imagination heard 

in cadence and measure, and 

you, this ether-world vision, 

alive and unreal. 



Poem © 2012 R. Burnett Baker 

26 comments:

  1. You've captured the divine madness with elegance Rick.

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  2. like a lot of things about this, ethereal, indeed!

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  3. This line amazes me:

    give me laughter for free, I'll pay for your tears.

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  4. your voice is fetish....ha love that...and the line laurie points out...cool turns of phrase man....

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  5. Very expressive and sensitive, Rick. Thank you for sharing.

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  6. love the line:
    this ether-world vision
    It's true we live part time in an ether world community!


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  7. ". . . reach for my hand,
    touching fingertip to palm,
    drawing nearer to one
    common breath"

    Lovely! With this intent it is no wonder that the chill of the rain can warm!

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  8. ..."alive and unreal" - you captured the essence of being enraptured, if only momentarily.

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  9. I love the rain in my face...beautiful, elegant write, Rick...

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  10. "your voice
    is fetish"

    That is just divine.

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  11. I, too. was captured by the 'voice is fetish' phrase. Nicely done.

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  12. Lovely, you pulled a lot from prompt and I love the passion of it.

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  13. This is gorgeous, and ethereal.

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  14. "Your voice is fetish"..more than beautiful! Overwhelming emotion in this..

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  15. This is so what I first felt in looking at this photo prompt, in the beginning! This is perfect!

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  16. i'd say this is a keeper relationship, heavy rains or not. :^)

    'give me laughter for free, I'll pay for your tears.'

    no doubt, it's a great line, rick.

    nice to meet you here.

    kj

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  17. In all it's turns and ways of phrase it is brilliant

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  18. give me laughter

    for free, I'll pay for your

    tears.

    Lovely. This almost brought the tears!

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  19. Feel warmth in its chill

    Nice. Perhaps we should put the umbrella down more often.

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