Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Aubade for TOP

I didn't have a chance to write a new one so will share this older one I wrote a few years ago during the summer.
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I know you are dreaming
of fish hooks
and slippery mackerel
sliding through your
hands.

I know your boat
is waiting
like a patient
lover,
floating on the water
of anticipation.

I know the blue sky
is a magnet
drawing you on
and the sun is a siren
luring you away.

But if you stay
here in the swallow
of our bed,
I’ll let you hook
me.

I’ll be your best
catch yet.

18 comments:

angie said...

Oh, now see?
That's how you do it!!

Nice, job, Linda!

Ofira Sephiroth said...

Very nicely written. I've read so many different Aubade's that when I wrote mine, I didn't even know where to start. You did a great job.

Stan Ski said...

He'd be a fool to refuse such a tempting offer.

anthonynorth said...

Love the symbolism in this.

paisley said...

awwwwwww... makes me think about that country song about the wife giving her husband an ultimatum.. "fishing or me??" and he says,, "i'm gonna miss her....."

SweetTalkingGuy said...

Clever plot and an offer that can't be refused!

gautami tripathy said...

You did it flawlessly..

enthrall

Pretty Me!! said...

a tempting offer for the guy ;)

Tumblewords: said...

Nicely done! You captured the feeling in a marvelous style.

Christy said...

Well done!

Christy

Susie of Arabia said...

I love this poem, Linda! It would apply to my husband as well!

CordieB said...

Well done as always! Brought a smile upon my face. Thanks for that! Blessings!

Jeeves said...

Wow!!!So tempting. Love this one

Rob Kistner said...

This was great Linda! Flyfishing and love -- it don't git no betta... ;)
...rob

one more believer said...

perfectly poetic... you made it seem so simple...

susan said...

Love this. Thanks.

Regina said...

why Linda, so suggestive!!!
the sap is still running girl

Felicity said...

Wow!
It's lovely.

And I'd been away from TOP for a while because life was getting a little too much to handle.
But now things are better and I hope to get back to writing poetry and being inspired by TOP as soon as possible. :)

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