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Willing Captive
by Annabel Sheila
Monday, June 11, 2012
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The heady scent of the golden meadow
Where warm sunshine kisses lingered
Upon tall shoots of grass swaying
In a gentle summer breeze…
Wantonly teased my senses!
Emerald green ferns naughtily fondled
The meadow’s edge, where a babbling brook
All but hidden neath a sea of green
Meandered down into the forest…
Beckoning me into nature’s embrace!
Fragrant trees, splendidly gowned
In irresistibly alluring couture
Designed to tantalize
Even the most virtuous soul…
Sensuously waved their limbs at me!
And I was a willing captive!
For every part of me tingled
With the excitement of surrender
To the intense passion sated only…
In Mother Nature’s arms!

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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Yes. Yes. You are a captive. Look at your photo, there is a green fern UFO floating there! The fern people have come to claim their Queen! Nice knowing you. Patrick
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Beautiful and evocative piece, Anna!
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Embracing the excitement in your passionate write
of Mother Nature's arms..beautifully penned Anna.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
In Mother Nature's Arms - a truly wondrous place to be. And we are horrendously losing far too much of Her beauty these days.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Makes me want to join you amid the ferns by the babbling brook where we could lounge on caribou moss and feast on fresh caught trout. Dammit. I am only dreaming.

Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader)
Writing in smells! I like that. One of my favorites, too: grass in the sun. Nice capture of the breeze bringing plants to the life of movement, and catchy language: "In irresistibly alluring couture". Your last stanza shows deep appreciation for vegetation on earth, as is expressed to this degree also in the book The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield. I want to go walk in the long grass now. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Asa Seeley
surrending to the beauty of nature's gifts. well done. thanks for the share

Reviewed by Laura Fall
Truly Splendid poetry and the image so beautiful Laura
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman
How easy to be seduced by "lovely". Just seeing the picture of your words and sensing the scent of the "golden meadow" would be seduction enough.
Your friend; Mark
Reviewed by Richard King
Ditto to everything everyone already said. Really nice, Dick
Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks
"Fragrant trees, splendidly gowned
In irresistibly alluring couture"

You make nature come alive and your love of her really comes through
Reviewed by Michael Jones
I have been blest Anna to have had and amazing experience or two such as you describe, so breath taking, once again revealing the greatest designer in the universe, God! Thanks for the beauty in your heart. Peace!!!
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Colorful, scented, I can see the sway of the grass, wow I am captivated as well Anna :)
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
...sounds like a wonderful place though I got to admit, I still love my shore, ocean sounds, seagulls, and the smell of salt...great as well for the allergies...e
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Nature in all her splendor can do that, I am always willing to be with her for longer than I usually can. wonderful write.
Reviewed by Felix Perry
You captured well the true nature of weather or seasonal allure in this poem. Whether it be the seductiveness of summer, the sensuality of fall, the glitter of winter or the rebirth of spring mother nature definately can capture our spirits and our hearts at times.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Every line a keeper and the keeper is alive with your voice and your passion for natures wonder, Anna. It shows here in a wonderful piece of writing.
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