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These Foolish Things
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
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...through my wondrous senses.





A scent of pine -
we walked at shore's edge
neither one letting go
of the others hand
fearful the night might end.

A taste of honey sweetness -
your lips upon mine own
melding heart and mind
with a sensual softness
ne'er to be forgotten.

A sight of sunrise -
awakening with you at my side
remembering a night's bliss
your love to sustain me
when you are no longer there.

A touch from wayward feather -
your tender, loving hands
caressing my cheek, shoulder, breast
I shudder in contentment
knowing we forever remain as one.

And with breezes wafting, I hear -
the song of Benny Goodman:
These Foolish Things
remind me of you,
through all my wondrous senses.
 

© Jackie (Micke) Jinks, August 2009

I recently listened to Benny Goodman's "These Foolish Things" and was inspired to remember...

(artwork: Allegory Of The Five Senses 1668 
 Artist: Gerard De Lairesse 
 Location: Glasgow Museum Glasgow )
 

 

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Reviewed by Jon Willey
it hangs there, suspended in your heart and mind timelessly -- love recollected as fresh as the moment you were smitten -- what a blessing -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Lovely, light read! I fairly floated as I read your poem....good job.

Anna
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing this compelling offering, Micke. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Beautiful memories caressed by your creativity.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
I love the way you envelop such classic loving sensuality and togetherness with a very heart-warming, neo-"classic" song. The two meld together beautifully to make a timeless but easily "of the moment" write. Mystical and yet very real and close. Lovely, Micke. And thanks for the Ed-update... we continue to pray on... Your unstinting love and support are totally awesome. Bless you! :)) xx
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
I have to agree with others nothing foolish here. Thank you for sharing Jackie.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Not so foolish after all. Patrick
Reviewed by jude forese
wonderful content, flows effortlessly ...
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Great write, Jackie.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
This poem is like "a touch from a wayward feather"...

Georg

Reviewed by John Flanagan
Micke,
Ah! methinks someone's in love...and such well evoked, well expressed love. A delight.

John
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Wonderful moments to held onto forever, well said..

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Micke, a treasured momen,to be celebrated and never forgotten! Thanks for sharing it with us! Superbly written!
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
This is so beautiful...classic in feel...the things we all in our heart to once again feel...bueautiful...but sad in a way...well done

Allen
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Wonderful! Memories such as these are to be treasured as I know that they are. Some do not have those kind of memories to fall back on.
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
You are inspired Micke, truly are, you touch soul, and body, and memories of love beautifully, Hugs! Jasmin Hors
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
...a rememberance inspired of song...sings in this breathtaking poem.
Christine
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