Thursday, June 13, 2013

Music Box River



The river sings a song for pebbles
from the bank of wild daisies, white.
I cast them in, with a grin,
and much to my delight,
it plays my favorite memories
of you and me and lavender
on honeysuckle nights.



© 2013 Jennifer Wagner


for Poetry Jam where it's all about the flowers!
 

18 comments:

  1. smiles...cool...i love to go to the river and toss rocks...that it gives back your favorite memories is a bit of magic...been tasting the honeysuckle as well...nice and warm...smiles.

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  2. music box river - a lovely melodious phrase with an enduring recall-to-mind kind of quality to it, I think.

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  3. I like that river singing ~

    And those last two lines, heavenly as honeysuckle nights ~

    Grace

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  4. Such a great first line. There is something fun about tossing pebbles in to the river at any age!

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  5. Jennifer, this is beautifully evocative! I love the idea of 'you and me and lavendar on honeysuckle nights.'

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  6. Wild Daisies on river banks are beautiful, they are one of creations wonderful pleasures. This just draws you in and hugs you.

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  7. Mmm... love the lavender on honeysuckle nights.

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  8. This just makes me smile...wish I was there, great writing

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  9. Music Box River ... set the stage for the loveliness that followed.

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  10. I love this; excellent!

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  11. fabulous flowery poem!Have a great weekend!

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  12. The musicality of the river bank... Yes, this is mesmerizing.

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  14. This actually brought back a lot of memories for me. I used to spend hours upon hours playing by the stream as a little boy on sweltering summer days :)

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  15. How nice to reflect and remember, Jennifer! The selected few are privileged with good tidings. Great write!

    Hank

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  16. Jennifer, rivers are wonderful places for memories. Love the daisies and honeysuckle :-)

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  17. The scent of honeysuckle always reminds me of home. Lovely piece.

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