|Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
|a heart portrait of the hidden place of tranquility, you took me there Jon, gorgeous work.|
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|Lovely verses that carry me dreamily off to sea... ...thank you for sharing this gift, Jon. Love and peace to you my friend,
|Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
|M a s t e r f u l !!!|
|Reviewed by Paul Judges
|Very enjoyable poem, Jon.|
|Reviewed by jude forese
|exceptionally well written, John ... juxtaposition of images is great ...
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|convene about me the calm
of lapping waves salty balm
... you had me from the get-go of this one, Jon, and the drift and flow of your consciousness carried me sweetly along to some dreamy silken shores and jublilant, gurgling shoals. I now have a yen to dive deep and swim with dolphins.... ahhhhhhhhhhh! :)) xx
|Reviewed by Gene Williamson
|Such lovely lines are irresistable, Jon, and this old salt
has packed his seabag, discarded his cane, and is prepared
to join you on your voyages of imagination. Aye! -gene.
|Reviewed by Carole Mathys
|...breathtaking beauty in each line Jon Michael, I do love this much softer side to your writing. Enjoyed the delicate variations in the moods that reading this poem brings, I think you already know my favorite line, Jon Michael
Much love and peace my dear friend, Carole~
|Reviewed by Liana Margiva
|VERY BEAUTIFUL POEM!!!!!!!!!!!! 'white sand has ears surveying the silent replies of dune moods'....'blue seas with foamy white traces'--------I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner
|A blissful inner journey riding with the sails of the soul that manifests in to such inspiring poetic art!|
|Reviewed by John Flanagan
|The Sailor Poet
flourishes and stirs our imagination,
the best adventures, and the most demanding,
are spontaneous and unplanned;
"poet's designs on parchment moons"
is stunning and in the context, perfect.
You give me hope, Jon, My Friend,
with such a beauty as this.
|Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
|You have captured a haunting
....with serenity For me....
Thank you ever so much!!
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
|You paint a serene tapestry with an undertone of high adventure waiting just beyond the horizon! I can hear the ocean's waves in the background as I read this wonderful poem :)
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|As an old sailor I love this, I took a long walk today on one of our trails through the Nova Scotia forests and come across some of the straight tall pines that were once cherished by HMS for masts that brought me back to the sea and your poem continued my trip. Well done Jon.
|Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
|sturdy masts leave me not adrift
nor anchored upon a poetic shoal
Your poem could be commented in many ways my friend but all of them would converge to a one spot called BEAUTY. Peace and love to you, jon.
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|Now you know I like this, anything sea related...really great...e|
|Reviewed by Christine Alwin
|Rippling imaginations in uncharted territory is truly magical at sea...I can feel the breeze~beautiful Jon~
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|You are sailing the main with this one. It is moving with the wind, current, and shifting beach sand. Delightfully begging us to sail along.
|Reviewed by Sheila Roy
|"poet's designs on parchment moons" - love it, Jon. Sounds like the perfect atmosphere to create. Much enjoyed. Hugs,