Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Yard Party

If just for one moment I knew you’d be watching,
I’d twirl again the spinning boy
To gather the thread from sparkling eyes
To weave the clothes that we could wear
In God’s own shiny afternoon.

14 comments:

its_baxter said...

i enjoyed this. i like the title.

Pat Paulk said...

I love when God spits out a "shiny afternoon! Love the rhythm & lightness to this poem!!

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks its_baxter! I need to get over your way again and get caught up on my reading. Glad I could give you some enjoyment with this little poem.

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks Pat! Isn't it just grand! It was just a little something I needed to say. Thanks for the great comments

Sue hardy-Dawson said...

SMALL AND CONPLETELY BEAUTIFUL

Natalia L. Rudychev said...

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks Sue, for the heart warming comment!

Russell Ragsdale said...

Wow Natalia, great words coming from you! Several of my favorite poets have been enjoying this; I'm glad to find you in their number!

Queen Neetee said...

Sheer wonder and a glimmer of hope's reality were the gifts received upon reading this lovely, lovely poem.

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks Queen Neetee! Your richness makes my small coins shine so brightly!

NicoleBraganza said...

aww....this is such a sweet little poem...warms the heart.

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks Nicole! Glad you came for a visit! You're always welcome.

Pincushion said...

This is shiny innocence revisited
I feel like a little child and I want to clap! :))
Beautiful!

Russell Ragsdale said...

Thanks so much Pins! It's always wonderful to have your encouraging comments to marvel over. I'm glad you enjoyed it!