Thursday, July 28, 2011

blade of grass

Tickling toes-
there was something about
that barefooted madness
something about that wistful
waist-high wishing and wooshing
in the woods,

Running to the water,
Running from the sand.

One always dreams of brighter skies
when toes are tickled-
but when hitting the water-
one always feels they
are just a blade of grass.

18 comments:

  1. Even i like my toes being tickled by grass. It's a pleasurable sensation. Well written.

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  2. Always pleased to read your work, always much more than "just" a blade of grass. Nicely written indeed.

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  3. When you truly do feel nature, you realise just what a marvel it all really is.
    Lovely!

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  4. The feel of the grass on bare feet seemingly ticklish tells me of the reality of life. It touches on and signals 'feel' directly to the person. Great!

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  5. Wouldn't the world be wonderful if we could go about barefoot everywhere within it? Nice one!

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  6. Perfect tone...fun, and sweet.

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  7. Nicely done, I love the 'barefooted madness'. :-)

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  8. Amy, loved your barefooted feel of the entire poem, the abandon with which you wrote. Sand, grass, ground... hell, even gravel I do barefoot! But nature is the best place to hang one's tootsies. Here is my Grass poem:
    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/07/28/grass/
    Peace and a run through the blades, Amy

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  9. aw crap - that means i left my comment on the wrong entry before! anyway, this is a very relaxing piece, neatly put together as always.

    now, where was i - oh yeah, cards? cluedo? coffee?

    *hands them around and glances over at the distant gates of lj*

    looks like rain i see...

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  10. This is quite lovely - with a feeling wistful joy...bkm

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  11. wow, thanks to all my friends who posted!! you are all lovely people.

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  12. I kind of went that carefree way! I loved you added the tall grass and grit!

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  13. Written with a light and airy grace worthy of a subject dependant on light and air.

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Reach for the clouds. . .

Tickle your toes. . .

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