Summer's Child

Summer's Child

A Poem by Susan Capozzi
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Short little Summer time poem..

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This Summer's child,
locks blowing wild,
waits nature's soft caress...
Sand squishing toes,
cool sprinkling hose,
pink flowered morning dress.

Red rosy cheeks,
sweet giggly squeaks...
hence, sailing wishful dreams.
Hands clasping tight,
fire twinkling light,
lush melting cocoa creams.

True secret spot,
now Camelot
Of playtime's to enchant...
clover-leafed crown,
patched, quilted gown,
whilst pond'ring gems to grant.

Nut buttered lips,
licked fingertips,
a threat'ning Bumble sting!
Branched climbing-trees,
bruised tender knees,
on flying wooden swing.

Oh take me back
when worries lack,
to Summer's long ago...
Each granted day's,
unique arrays...
my season's ~ all aglow.





© 2017 Susan Capozzi



Author's Note

Susan  Capozzi
Doubledown Style 2, Fours 'n Sixes, or Quickie
Original form created by
Richard W. Jenkins

Thank you Richard for your continued support, encouragement and edits!

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The feel of the poem seems antiquated and nostalgic; it reads like something written before the turn of the twentieth century. Many of my favorite writers are from that era including Emily Dickinson, Jack London, O'Henry, Mark Twain, Poe, Charles Dickens and others. The phraseology lends itself well to the nostalgic atmosphere of the piece. And the artwork is complementary to the poem.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Susan  Capozzi

1 Month Ago

This is such an exceptional review. Thank you very much. :-)
Wow! I really like this one! Takes me right back to my childhood and simpler times. Good Job

Posted 8 Months Ago


Susan  Capozzi

8 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and for the review! I do appreciate you taking the time to do so :-)
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Gee
Oh to be a child again, carefree, time told by the rumblings of an empty tummy. The rhyme and flow of this are bang on. Hats off to you Susan

Posted 8 Months Ago


Susan  Capozzi

8 Months Ago

haha it sounds like you have a wonderful childhood. Nice.
Gee

8 Months Ago

Colourful, foster homes and kids homes whenever mum got ill or needed respite care. Plenty of storie.. read more
Susan  Capozzi

8 Months Ago

:-/ I can relate.
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Love this took me back in years carefree

Posted 10 Months Ago


Susan  Capozzi

10 Months Ago

Yep :-)..wonderful.
Juliespenhere

10 Months Ago

Yes those were the days lol no bills
Susan  Capozzi

10 Months Ago

:-) for sure!
Words at play... Were these written with the picture behind your eyes or in front of them?

Posted 10 Months Ago


Susan  Capozzi

10 Months Ago

All in my mind's eye...as this does NOT resemble my childhood.But, I can see this in my imagination .. read more
Susan  Capozzi

10 Months Ago

LOL typo! Bumble sting!... not bubble
Lovely Susan, with a fun, peaceful visual presentation to match : )
I love how this poem zooms in on specific details and in doing so retains uniqueness along with a playful, lighthearted vibe. Every line was like a little vignette of perfection. My favorite stanza had to be the fourth one (Nut buttered lips / licked fingertips ...) I love how it captured the beautiful little moments one wouldn't typically think of. One wouldn't describe "bruised tender knees" as anything pleasing, but the way you've stated it sounds so playful and enjoyable.
As always, your rhymes, punctuation, and meter are on-point!
Thank you for sharing your talents with us : )

- William Liston

Posted 11 Months Ago


Susan  Capozzi

11 Months Ago

OH you! good catch...yes, i thought that too!! but was hoping nobody would catch that!!..BUT if ya a.. read more

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