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It was nothing personal -
the clouds have come often lately -
but no rain, and you so worried
about the stock.

Tonight though,
I stand before the sink
sure the clouds are scudding
faster across the moon

Soft puffs of air stir
up through the floor boards
and they smell of rain.
I float into a new weather pattern.

A breeze across my shoulders
you push through my thoughts.
Your hopeful tentative touch
finds out the fire in me.

I think the drought will break tonight.
The washing up can wait.

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Not the poem which we have read, but that to which we return, with the greatest pleasure, possesses the power and claims the name of essential poetry.


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The following comments are for "Tonight"
by Huni

Right as Rain
What a cool poem,Huni. Really cool.

williamhill

( Posted by: williamhill [Member] On: March 24, 2005 )

Huni: "Tonight"
Huni: Let it storm...

Much enjoyed,
B

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: March 24, 2005 )

marital merrymaking
Very polite and delicate, yet packs so much desire. Great exercise in Huni-impressionism.

Tefl.org

( Posted by: Teflon [Member] On: March 24, 2005 )

thunder and lighting
I can feel the air charged with energy as fronts collide

( Posted by: drsoos [Member] On: March 24, 2005 )

Rainy Night
Loved the feel of the storm smoldering here. You send a picture with your words.
Joy to you-
Elizabeth

( Posted by: emaks [Member] On: March 25, 2005 )

this
there's somthign i really like about this part

A breeze across my shoulders
you push through my thoughts.
Your hopeful tentative touch
finds out the fire in me.

and I feel like the last two lines really wrap it up well.

( Posted by: ruina [Member] On: March 25, 2005 )

dirty dishwashing
My favourite line was the "I float into a new weather pattern." I liked the setting too, where you are washing up and looking out. The subtle undertones of sexuality built to a nice crescendo in that third last line. Very "cool" Huni.
cheers
smithy

( Posted by: smithy [Member] On: March 25, 2005 )

As always
This is a beautiful poem that entices beautiful sensations, imagery and moments shared in another time and place.

Very real, yet very artfully expressed.

Simply delicious.

Felicia

( Posted by: FeliciaStone [Member] On: April 14, 2005 )





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