"Another Today..."

"Another Today..."

A Poem by Chris

I wandered Emma Joy Green’s “Words”.


I wandered Emma Joy Green’s “Words”.




She asked we respond with our own instead of reviewing hers.  So…


“Another Today…”


Lavender and honeysuckle


arms enfolding dreams -

held close and tight

as the mind awakens to "nows".


Deep breath -

deep, deep …breath

tasting…tasting…the senses


past tomorrows

through all the yesterdays


…a softly whispered "Good Morning…"

echoes out to cross the world.


The eyes still glisten

still smile -


as feet touch the floor

…sunrise awaits, as it always has -

always will


and coffee's need is deep

and earned.


Windows beckon

…"looking-through" -

into the glass of the world -

and touching the tears of due

silently slipping down, down

and down…inside

and sometimes outside too.


Coffee mist rising to transparency,

ears remembering silence -

mind reliving its echoes



Life continues…



© 2017 Chris

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Author's Note

feel free - and "due" is not a typo.

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Loved it, the way the poem is written is just beautiful.
Thank you for sharing.

Posted 10 Months Ago


10 Months Ago

I appreciate your pause .
What an excellent poem. :) and I love the idea of answering one poem with another.

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

It was exactly what EJG asked for... and thank you for pausing.
A very creative piece. The words are splendid indeed. Great job with this piece of precision poetry!!!

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

Each of us has our own way of speaking our mind... nice of you to pause.
Levi Levin

11 Months Ago

No problem at all.
Beauty of new beginnings and fresh start, continuing of that that was ended yet not finished- Beauty - if only time didn’t have to move on , the silence awakes new thoughts, the world takes shape- beautiful words of a new day - may it be just as good as in the words you have written, really enjoyed it🌹

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

The news was speaking of snow... and I wondered if THAT brought your "Frozen Tears"... I'm glad you .. read more
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11 Months Ago

Yes I was out walking and I looked and watched and saw how tears were falling trying to get mans att.. read more

11 Months Ago

Am nodding softly to that... such thoughts do pause a person...
Chris, I really enjoyed this poem. It is filled with so much imagery, I always had a picture in my mind, with every line I read.

´a softly whispered "Good Morning…"

echoes out to cross the world.´

This is where I had this huge picture, of the sun rising, and towns people quietly telling each other good morning.

Beautifully written. I look forward to reading more of your work!.

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

and "Good Morning to you as well..."
Reverence combined with moments reflected in a day, or days or the days not yet to come our way. These moments are everything and yet nothing of what is today

Posted 1 Year Ago

So life continues, but the memories don't fade.

Posted 1 Year Ago

Absolutely beautiful. Rhythmic words in sound and in meaning that bring images to mind of the everyday, the today’s. THe meaningful todays.

Posted 1 Year Ago

I liked this Chris, lovelt thought provoking imagery and a sense of really being in the present moment, I especially liked the first verse and the idea of the mind awakening to "nows" great writing

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

Thanks George...I appreciate your thoughts.
George Coombs

1 Year Ago

Your welcome
and a fitting answer it is my friend,,lovely imagery in your words

Posted 1 Year Ago

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Added on September 5, 2017
Last Updated on September 5, 2017
Tags: Poetry, Writing, CHris



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