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Enter with me into words
Encircle your hips
With what we trade
In honeysuckle strands

Enter with me into touch
To rectify the matter
Of a person like a turtle
On its back

Yours or mine

Or both

johnlovejr at hotmail dot com

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The following comments are for "Effleurage"
by Flonigus

your poems never disappoint. a subtle, sensual, evocative piece, rich in sensation and quiet but powerful emotion.

( Posted by: AuldMiseryGuts [Member] On: May 31, 2007 )

Shannon & Windchime
If it is possible, I feel singularly honored by the comments from you both.

Thank you.

~ John

( Posted by: Flonigus [Member] On: June 5, 2007 )

I read this in the daylight. Now, I'm gonna' have to read it in the dark, under the covers with a flashlight, and hope she soon comes to bed. Sweating now.


( Posted by: williamhill [Member] On: June 5, 2007 )

I like it!
I am with Charlie on this one, looking for a flashlight too. Enjoyed reading you John. So nice to come around and find words that make you feel.


( Posted by: nae411 [Member] On: June 5, 2007 )

Thanks Charlie & Nae
Good to hear from you, Charlie & Nae. More rascally poets always welcome and appreciated.

Interesting phrase, Nae- "words that make you feel." That is something to shoot for.

Take care.

~ John

( Posted by: Flonigus [Member] On: June 6, 2007 )

titles. Taste. Tori.
while following Nae, I find this, and I must say, elegance and yummy reading all in one.

Also - I notice a poem could be composed using only titles of your works!


( Posted by: VickieSALT [Member] On: April 9, 2011 )

in the attic
repeating SALT, I say: following her, I rediscover your stuff, which is a treasure in Lit's attic.

excellent leaps of imagery

( Posted by: Teflon [Member] On: April 24, 2011 )

Playing in the attic
Thank you, Tori & Teflon, for coming up and commenting. It's a little dusty up here, but you never know what you might find in the attic.

( Posted by: Flonigus [Member] On: April 24, 2011 )

attic ideas
I think you deserve an air conditioned attic, a typewriter, a phone, a fridge with you favorite snacks and drinks, a coffeemaker, and a king-sized bed. Add whatever else i've missed or did not figure out from you works. I want to be rich, so I could support you -


The true artist will let his wife starve, his children go barefoot, his mother drudge for a living at seventy, sooner than work at anything but his art.


have a great, productive and HAPPY weekend!
thank you - !

( Posted by: VickieSALT [Member] On: May 27, 2011 )

To that gal who sees me.

Thank you for your visions.

~ John

( Posted by: Flonigus [Member] On: May 29, 2011 )

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