Amy Francis wrote:Roy that is so beautiful! So eloquent and poignantly expressed. Your wife must be very pleased with it and I hope she is still with you.
I know what you mean when you say that the poem came to you....you were visited by the muse, as they say. It's a good sign, boding well in helping to create our best works.
Jordan Holland wrote:
Most of her poems are a bit dry for my taste, but this one is pretty good. If you are a juxtaposing the Prelude with the poem, I read the poem as being much more raucous and upbeat. Are you a non-native english speaker? I've always wondered how differently poetry would sound and feel to someone not native to the language. I would imagine the Prelude more along the lines of this: