Poetry Gypsy

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ESPRIT - What it's really about...

This poem is written in the voice of a matriarch or patriarch. It's about family. Picture two Seniors talking quietly. Sorry, I should have told ya! ESPRIT In my heart primeval begins the Mona Lisa smile, enduring, as I contemplate and consider us. Relics and Ruins are we; stained, marred, scarred,... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 20, 2017

POEM

ESPRIT In my heart primeval begins the Mona Lisa smile, enduring, as I contemplate and consider us. Relics and Ruins are we; stained, marred, scarred, damaged and ravaged by our own mortality, driven ever onward by frantic beats of a life force transcendent, drums sounding in feral fury while hiding... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Blog - It Never Rains in So. Cali, Cont'd. - Pix from Yesterday

Today is much calmer outside, a welcome break. Thanks, everyone, for your nice comments. Thought I'd share some pictures of the backyard after yesterday's winds and rain. The first picture shows how the wind knocked over heavy outdoor chairs. The palm trees had several fronds broken. Both pictures... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Blog Post

We have been pounded with gale-force winds and heavy rain here today, squall after squall. The main force of the storm is about to come on-shore any minute, complete with water spouts, higher winds, flash floods and flood warnings, possible power outages, etc. So far, all is well. No poem right now,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

POEM

RAPTURE Just for him she gave it all, donned the ring of fire sultry, fevered, sizzling, sweet was her song of life inhaling full his strength as her heart bled red roses beating deep into his own, reflecting Time, in unison two spirits of a common soul free-floated far beyond sweet ecstasy's... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 13, 2017

POEM

CHASM OF KINDNESS In every heart there is an empty space a circle not quite closed, a hollow place of beauty exquisite dwelling in quiet isolation; primitive, imperative, it leaves us room to breathe, to live, to hope... to love. The Birth of Venus © R. Presta Note: TRUE! Physiologically, " the... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

POEM

RETROSPECT We remember those times, all rare and magical, long ago and far away; times of fresh-faced laughter, sweetest smiles, freedom's song of strong and able-bodied youth, dewy, radiant hope, glowing and beaming confidence, heated nights, sultry, torrid; then promises of sparkling tomorrows.... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 10, 2017

POEM

MYCENAE DIVINE...and, for a moment I almost wondered how it can be answered with the double question; what is sweeter than honey what is stronger than a lion though I knew of its beauty truly sublime, the riddle solved lies embedded in the esoteric. © R. Presta Note: Mycenae is an ancient site in... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

POEM

INTROSPECTIVE IMPRESSIONISM Today, in thought I see them all as they were, now in colors weak, distant; a dappled fade-away, life's living far-off Monet memory. I steady myself against the winter wind as it ices and assaults bones too thin, fragile, straining to see through squinted eyes the... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Poem

SUPER BOWL 51 4th Quarter and Overtime James White played it so fine when he laid it on the line; Tom Brady, hats off to you first to do what you did do. © R. Presta Sign in to see full entry.

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