#405. autumn terrace report

October 13, 2010

fragment of summer
night stars
a brief piece of peace

the free joy cries of children
and the barking answers of dogs
with the scent of street vendor barbecue
tickling my nose i lean back and close my eyes
as you reach over and playfully gently tug my beard

7 Responses to “#405. autumn terrace report”

  1. slpmartin said

    Sounds like a lovely autumn evening in the City. Cheers!

  2. Street Vendor smells such a staple of Manhattan. Sweet piece.

  3. ebbtide said

    I love the peaceful contented feel of this one. 🙂

  4. bluebee said

    The sound of children and dogs in such a large city – that’s what is so wonderful about New York – its multitude of textures and lived-in quality. Nice poem 🙂

  5. Evelyn said

    The last line caused me to close my eyes and be in that moment. So real.

  6. zevstar said

    last lines are like dessert…should leave a telling flavor behind

  7. Evelyn said

    Then this is very well flavored…brilliant

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