Ultimate Poetess⁓✨ (a salute to all our wonderful Lady-Poets)

Ultimate Poetess⁓✨ (a salute to all our wonderful Lady-Poets)

A Poem by Richard 🍃
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Quatrains in Iambic Hexameter, with an aabb, ccdd, etc; Rhyme Scheme.

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 U l t i m a t e Po e t e s s

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Her ink vibrates in universal amplitude,

with such sure vibrant force pure ecstasies exude …

releasing with each graceful sweep of every stroke,

her words resound upon the page, as tho’ they'd spoke.

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Her flowing mane, as ebon as the Stygian night,

or golden as soft-textured braids, corn-silken bright.

I’ve seen her auburn waves, as hot as Hades’ fire;

or, lustrous brunette strands, that spark ardent desire.

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Oh, passion’s touch, awake unto life’s fervent dreams,

that evermore, desires and wantings merge as streams.

From every heartsong pours her sweet elixir’s voice,

eternal rapture ~ captured … aye, you'll have no choice.

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The shape she takes, it may be lithe or slightly slim …

might be, she’s strong or stout; perhaps, just prim.

She’s every woman who has bravely shared her heart,

learned how to charm us with her wonders from the start.

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Each smitten bard in every land and realm worldwide,

has surely yearned to have her writing by his side …

impressive with her graceful wisdom’s keen surprise,

indulge him with the magic in her spark’ling eyes,

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If Free Verse, Sonnet, Villanelle, or lovely Prose,

it matters not what kind of poem she bestows;

for, when she blends her heart and soul into her ink,

it's hers you'll be ~ when she signs with a knowing wink*


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Richard W. Jenkins

©2019

© 2020 Richard 🍃


Author's Note

Richard 🍃
Artwork, from Wikimedia Illustrations.

Please, don't hesitate to offer whatever advice or comments you believe will help! : )

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I LOVE THIS!!!!!!.. Awwwwww It's just such a sweet tribute to all the lovely ladies and their beautiful hearts, thoughts and feelings poured into poetry that captivates! Geez ya got it going on here...loving the imagery!! From that smitten bard to a parade of wonderful ladies!! ( ha! lithe, slim, strong or stout!!) Such an enjoyable read this afternoon. Thank you!
**** I have added a word in particular to my notes.."stygian night" :-)

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Aw, Sweet Lady Susan,

I am sooo very grateful for You,
and the privilege of al.. read more



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So so very much enjoyable and absolutely amazing the way that joyfully the words dance in the reader's mind. I could hardly wait for the next word!!! The lady's and poetesses are most certainly to really love this sparkling, colourful, and vibrant poem. I love the title!!!! And though the entire poem is wonderful, my favourites were the first and third parts and also great finish!!! Superb Richard!!!!!

Posted 4 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

3 Months Ago

Ohhh-MY, Sweet Sil 🎶

Your voice sings as a glorious choral symphony of angels sent.. read more
Silmara McGarry

3 Months Ago

:blush: ))) You are most welcome!!
Oh you've opened the flood gates with this one, Richard!!!!

What a wonderfully considered and beautifully created happiness here. It's true, of course, ladies can have the upper hand when it comes to their choice of words, language.. but then again, you and your bless like can create tsunamis of your own but definitely not as lethal! How on earth you can express such genuinely considered phrases within such incredible meter is beyond my brain ( you know it's only pea size, anyway! )

What wonderful thoughts here laid: ' The shape she takes, it may be lithe or slightly slim … might be, she’s strong or stout; perhaps, just prim.' - - - ' If Free Verse, Sonnet, Villanelle, or lovely Prose, - it matters not what kind of poem she bestows; - for, when she blends her heart and soul into her ink, -
it's hers you'll be ~ when she signs with a knowing wink* '

Wonderfully happy, sharing, and of course, absolutely TRUE! :)

What a wonderfully wonderful illustration, Richard!

Posted 4 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

3 Months Ago

Thank you, Dear Em,

To receive such eloquently voiced words of beauty, candor, warmly.. read more
emmajoy

3 Months Ago

Can only say Thank You. Richard. Haven't been called a lady for ages. :)
Richard 🍃

3 Months Ago

Ahhh, so remiss I've been. ; )
This is just sweet and ever so lovely thought out. Very poetic and wonderful.

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard 🍃

4 Months Ago

Hi, Kimmie : )

I am so thrilled you found such bright favor in this salute to all of .. read more
Beautifully written poem about the ultimate poetess. No matter what she writes , you will be smitten with her choice of words. Lovely.

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Richard 🍃

4 Months Ago

Hi, Dear Betty : )

I hope you enjoyed Your poem … and, how right you are, Dear Poet.. read more
Betty Hermelee

4 Months Ago

Same you you! Love your poetry poet!
Richard 🍃

4 Months Ago

"B l u s h !" 😊
Wonderful Richard just wonderful flawless flow and not a smidge of a sense of stricture in this most lofty structure frame you placed upon this write! This may be one of your very best poems and I don't say that lightly:) You know I love so very much when the lines intent melds so beautifully with the rhyme scheme that it feels like the word was designed for the piece and not vice versa you captured this perfectly simply blown away by this one I have read hundreds of your poems and this one stands out swimmingly. Its is a comfort to know that you and your style of write can still flourish in these times when structure and rhyme are not the vogue and dare I say sometimes frowned upon in popular poetry. I will never have your gift of structure (only a glimpse of it on occasion) My fractured bunny mind gets lost with too much structure but it is a lovely thing to read good sir!!!! Merry Christmas dear Richard

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Happy Christmas, Dear Robert🎄

What wonderfully gratifying accolades of praise, enj.. read more
I would like to believe this was written for me....hahaha

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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Ahhh, M'Lovely Cas 🌼

And, for whom else? 😏
How you so delightfully warm .. read more
What about us blokes then!

Seriously, this is a really well written poem and puts praise precisely where it should be. Too often we hide ourselves and our true feelings away, not so though, the many female poets who bless the cafe with their insight and wisdom.

Seasons greetings to you and yours Richard. T

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Ahhh, T!

That's another poem, altogether. : )
Thank you immensely for your pra.. read more
O h my Sir Richard whst a charming tribute you have penned for all the ladies sharing their art ..such loviness in each chosen description.. very nice indeed.

Christmas Cheers
dear friend

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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Sweetness becomes thee, Dear Fran Marie🌻

Such a pleasurable privilege it is to rea.. read more
  Fran Marie

5 Months Ago

Awhh..you' re so
welcome.dear Richard
best wishes for the coming new year.!
What a kind, earnest offering. Of course, I see your skill with meter and admire it. You clearly have a grasp of this style that surpasses my own understanding, and I admire that skill you've developed. It takes discipline.

I enjoy the way this is presented. It's quite creative and puts me in mind of a pouch of jewels poured out to be regarded. Sparkling with kind words. Excellent work on this, Richard.

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

Hi, Eilis! 🍂

How wonderfully beautiful your voice flows through my senses, touchin.. read more
Who says that romance for all things feminine brilliant is dead? Not I and definitely not you. With your meter and scheme, you have done a thousand deeds more than a passing ogling eye. Beautiful tribute brother.

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Richard 🍃

5 Months Ago

G'Day, My Fine Brother! 👌

I'm sure I speak for most every male writer onsite, to s.. read more

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