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Waiting for release

I am nothing
to look at
or even consider
for I am just
the simplest
of humble vessels
unadorned by
fancy, fake trimmings
perhaps, not even
worth your second
glance
yet, I am ready
patiently waiting
for you –
your revered
silhouette -
to pass by
to ponder
to come
and pick me
untie me
release me
so that I
may sail you
to destinations
that belie these
mirrored waters
I will deliver you
to exquisite sunsets
perfectly painted
in sumptuous hues
of prurient purple
I will drift you to the
edge where euphoric
pink blush
dips ecstatically
into rich, ripe rouge
before dissolving
sated, satisfied
into the calming coolness
welcoming the lull
of deeply
darkened
intense
indigo

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I was put to the challenge of adding words to this exquisite image by Just G
I am hoping that the words will even remotely live up to the splendor of the image…

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painted, purple, pink, colours, passion, simplicity, indigo, exquisite, humble, euphoric

Comments

  • MissingYou
    MissingYouabout 4 years ago

    oh this is so beautiful, your words sing for this wonderful image…excellent:)

  • Robin, so wonderful to see you again! Thank you so very much for your super comment – it really is much appreciated! xx

    – AnniG

  • Alicia R. Bernal
    Alicia R. Bernalabout 4 years ago

    greatly inspired and then for one as special as you are…surely you could not be just nothing…

  • Alicia…I am nothing but a simple vessel in delivery of words, inspired by sheer beauty, life and love… and I do LOVE it! Thanks so much for popping in to read and comment!
    xx

    – AnniG

  • carnal
    carnalabout 4 years ago

    Very nice wording!

  • Thanking you kindly! xx

    – AnniG

  • sandra .
    sandra .about 4 years ago

    Lovely Anni…a gentle drift, a pleasure sea…and the image by Just G, sits perfectly.
    Calm and tranquil waiting… xx
    sandra x

  • The words would not be without the “magic image” from Just G…
    (looove the little rhyming thing going in your comment too…. lol!! – fresh!)
    Always happy to see you visiting my pages!
    xx
    A

    – AnniG

  • markFairaday
    markFairadayabout 4 years ago

    I have walked through a garden of flowers and looked twice at only one and that one I picked to put in a vase on my table which brought beauty into my home. I have taken a second glance and saw you……………….you write so awesome….Mark my words……

  • Aaaah, Mark…you melt my heart with such blossoming feedback! (did you pick a sunflower, perchance?) …and yes, I got the play on "Mark"ing your words, too…so witty your are! ;-)
    I always appreciate your popping in to check out my work, thank you for taking the time! xxx

    – AnniG

  • sandra .
    sandra .about 4 years ago

    LOL….i cannot breathe without rhyme and that is fine :))
    i am silly
    sandra x

  • And I wouldn’t want you to be any other way…(otherwise I’d be silly all on my own, then…?!)
    xx

    – AnniG

  • markFairaday
    markFairadayabout 4 years ago

    Anni it was not a sunflower but a lavender Orchid. Mark

  • …one of my favourite colours – I hope she brings you many hours of joy! xx

    – AnniG

  • Wingpoem
    Wingpoemabout 4 years ago

    The flow of your words is so lovely :)

  • Thank you, Adam, glad you liked it.

    – AnniG

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 4 years ago

    Your words have most definitely lived up to the splendour of the image. The richness of your writing, the mood set, is so beautiful and delicious to read.

  • And I am always thrilled to hear your spendid comments, Lisa! thank you so much for your wonderful encouragement and positive feedback! xx

    – AnniG

  • Teacup
    Teacupabout 4 years ago

    such a beautiful poem…x

  • Glad you like it, Tcup!! xx

    – AnniG

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