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Skinny Dipping With Rosemary

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Elizabeth Santos
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0 posted 06-01-2000 12:02 AM       View Profile for Elizabeth Santos   Email Elizabeth Santos   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Elizabeth Santos

This poem of little tidbits is of Rosemary's telling, in her responses to our poetry. Her endearing candor has been a source of delight and quite a few chuckles. Thanks for your sweetness, Rosemary.

Skinny Dipping With Rosemary

She’s throws her garments on the grass
And slowly slithers in
The sparkling creek churns happily
And dances round her skin
The waters are as clear as glass
Cool liquid still prestine
While Dale sits by with sparkling eye
Devouring the scene

She bathes in showers gentle splash
But instinct begs for more
Then nonchalantly drops her towel
Upon the hardwood floor
Leaving pure imagination
Blowing in the wind
While Dale sits by with eager eye
That slowly takes it in

They sit and write their poetry
With parchment and a plume
Beside the flowing waters
In the thralls of honeymoon
Aesthetic recall of sheer joy
Was always my belief
What wondrous bliss sparks reminisce
Of just one dangling leaf

The things that dance inside her mind
They are of passions brew
Experiences the likes of which
Are known to very few
What deeds of dare that she would share
The best with likes of us
The laughs I reap from her mystique
Are really quite a plus

So throw restraint into the wind
And let your hair hang down
Enjoy the day in every way
And we’ll just hang around

Way to go, Rosemary!
Love ya, Liz
© Copyright 2000 Elizabeth Santos - All Rights Reserved
Denise
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1 posted 06-01-2000 12:28 AM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

You are a wonderful poet, Elizabeth!  

Denise
Martie
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2 posted 06-01-2000 12:32 AM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Oh, Liz...This is lovely!  You have captured some of her essence here with your poem and Dale's too.  They are going to be so pleased ...I can just see them now, Rosemary discovering it first and reading it out loud to Dale.  Smiles to you, my sweet friend.
tracie66
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3 posted 06-01-2000 04:56 AM       View Profile for tracie66   Email tracie66   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit tracie66's Home Page   View IP for tracie66


felt like I was hiding behind a bush or something....LOL the imagery was so real. sorry Rosemary and Dale I wasn't really peaking.
This was wonderful to read Liz, I really did enjoy the vision....I better stop right now before I get into trouble.
Great Poem
Tracie~


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It is the harmony of the universe


ESP
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4 posted 06-01-2000 05:32 AM       View Profile for ESP   Email ESP   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for ESP

Lovely poem, Liz!! I bet Rosemary will totally love it!

Love and hugs,
Lizzie


 "Poetry is the true expression of my soul, it is my ultimate means of communication. It is my rainbow of delight."
Kit McCallum
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5 posted 06-01-2000 07:03 AM       View Profile for Kit McCallum   Email Kit McCallum   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Kit McCallum

I'm feeling a little voyeuristic after that wonderful read Liz!  Excellent and so full of imagery. I really enjoyed this ... well done!

Best wishes,
/Kit
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6 posted 06-01-2000 07:04 AM       View Profile for Marge Tindal   Email Marge Tindal   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marge Tindal's Home Page   View IP for Marge Tindal

Lizzie~
When Rosemary sees it ... she's going
to be thrilled ... Dale will smile knowingly.
I loved the voyeurism.
~*Marge*~


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Irish Rose
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7 posted 06-01-2000 08:39 AM       View Profile for Irish Rose   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Irish Rose

takes me back to another time and place...simply lovely

 Kathleen
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lucky
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8 posted 06-01-2000 09:03 AM       View Profile for lucky   Email lucky   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for lucky

I'm not real clear on this skinnnnny thing... All she told me was that she was going down stairs to take a shower... and then I wake up to find ya all's gone crunchy peanut butter... Do you have any idea what time it is..? Go back to bed..!
Rosemary J. Gwaltney
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9 posted 06-01-2000 09:22 AM       View Profile for Rosemary J. Gwaltney   Email Rosemary J. Gwaltney   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Rosemary J. Gwaltney's Home Page   View IP for Rosemary J. Gwaltney

Hey, Liz!  Imagine my surprise at being wakened at six something by my darling husband in paroxysms of roaring laughter, sitting at his computer some six or eight feet from our bed!  "What on earth is funny?"  I ask sleepily, and when he tells me, between gasps, still laughing, what Elizabeth has written, I have to come out and see!  Now that you've got me giggling so hard my eyes are watering, I just have to tell you thank you!  We're both going to bed now, with smiles from ear to ear.  He was on one of those all-night writing things, and I gave up my own writing about three, and crawled in.  Good thing we don't have little children any more.  Getting a weeeee bit older has very distinct advantages!
Thanks again, for the best laugh we've enjoyed in quite some time!  And that's saying a lot, because we do a lot of laughing together.  But you, my friend, take the cake!
You're good, Elizabeth; you're really good!

LngJhnAg
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10 posted 06-01-2000 09:52 AM       View Profile for LngJhnAg   Email LngJhnAg   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for LngJhnAg

Liz - Finally!  An easy decision today - I agree with Rosemary (and everybody else) that you are one amazin' lady.  What a talent!  Loved every line and twist.
Sunshine
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Listening to every heart


11 posted 06-01-2000 11:52 AM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

Elizabeth!  Why, I never!  Stopped laughing that is!
Cerenity
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12 posted 06-02-2000 08:56 AM       View Profile for Cerenity   Email Cerenity   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Cerenity

Hi Liz,

You had me at the first sight of the title. But the contents are spectactular and very loving of you Liz, they sound like they have a wonderful life together and much love. Very much enjoyed.

Love, Cerenity
 
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