Rain In Northumberland Street
Artist: Anya Zinkivskay
Posted by ZQ on June 29, 2014 in Beginnings, Outlaw, Philosophy, Prose Poetry, thoughts, Zen
Tags: Gift, Growing up, http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/, Notes Found On The Refrigerator, Rainy Day, Relationship, Wisdom
July 1, 2014 at 3:10 am
Beautiful … a perfect lesson for life 🙂
Adriana Citlali Ramírez
June 30, 2014 at 2:57 pm
Yes, sometimes we have to leave the past behind.
June 30, 2014 at 2:43 pm
That’s a good prayer to start any day.
June 30, 2014 at 12:46 am
On reflection one needs to act and claim back those lost years. They may present some opportunities emotionally strong! Wonderful take ZQ!
June 29, 2014 at 11:37 pm
“Glorious as it has been or as tragic …” implies the same happening but seen differently. I like that.
Your picture reinforces this to me also. Many, many, don’t ever come to grips with reality here, feelings of the different generations.
June 29, 2014 at 6:20 pm
I like the sentiment, the idea that it is never too late and that we can still find the things that should have been.
June 29, 2014 at 6:09 pm
I like this, ZQ. I am all in favor of leaving the past behind and moving on. It is never too late, I don’t think, to find what should have been! Your presence at Poets United is most appreciated.
June 29, 2014 at 5:35 pm
That should have been…I like this line very much ~
June 29, 2014 at 4:18 pm
Luv the proposal in this poem, the image supports nicely, have a lovely Sunday, thanks for linking at Sunday savvy
June 29, 2014 at 3:34 pm
Your voice is so precise and measured and you manage to say so much with such careful ease – it is very admirable and contemporary poetry as it should be, I think – all kudos to you.. Always something of a treat for me to read something new from you… With Best Wishes Scott
June 29, 2014 at 3:02 pm
I really like this!
June 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm
Clever use of syntax: ‘has been’ (perfect tense) in the second line, the good feeling carrying through to today in its effect, and ‘was’ (imperfect) in line three, to distance us from the tragic.
Nataša Dolenc (@Natasek86)
June 29, 2014 at 2:52 pm
love the coming together.
June 29, 2014 at 2:37 pm
Well–gotta love this–and smiles to you today
June 29, 2014 at 2:33 pm
Love this! I spent yesterday standing in a booth at Pride Festival in Bend Oregon talking to folks about PFLAG!
Sherry Blue Sky
June 29, 2014 at 2:27 pm
OH! MY! GOD! Sign me up for THAT walk!!!!!!!!
June 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm
Amen to that.
You have encapsulated that moment with precision, ZQ. The emotion is palpable.
Thank you for sharing on Real Toads.
June 29, 2014 at 11:50 am
its sometimes not about retracing or going back but having the courage and acting upon the next step forward
Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
June 29, 2014 at 11:40 am
If we could just retrace our steps and find those steps that should have been …
June 29, 2014 at 11:19 am
I believe in fresh starts!
June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am
when we come together….perhaps that will be possible, you know…
moving forward instead of staying mired in what always was…
June 29, 2014 at 10:58 am
Hear Hear! There are entire nations that would benefit from reading your piece today.
June 29, 2014 at 10:45 am
Sometimes the obvious thing to do isn’t obvious until someone suggests it. I’m all for it, let’s go.
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