Sun Kissed Days

Sun Kissed Days

Monday, April 11, 2011

Summer

You dove into the ocean,
and gave me a starfish,
red and orange and full of life.
I marveled at how beautiful it was.
I set it free,
the way I unchained the past.
Your eyes sparkled,
like the stars that
mapped our way home.
My laughter,
was the music in the
warm summer night.

20 comments:

  1. I love the last three lines, Ayala! Laughter is my favorite, it is the truest legacy passed down to me from my Mama!

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  2. lovely verse...let it go like the past, very nice...and your laughter being the song of a summer night is fab!!

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  3. Thank you, Caroline. That's a great legacy :)

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  4. I absolutely LOVE this poem! I tried to choose a favorite line, but I just love it all.

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  5. How lovely. Reminds me of counting star fish along the breakwater with my brother when we were little. We always felt lucky each time we saw one.

    (unchaining the past - I'm getting better at that. slowly getting better.)

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  6. Thank you, Mel. I'm glad it brought back nice memories for you. Unchaining the past is no easy task, so slowly is better than never.

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  7. Ayala, this made me smile. So tender and so sweet and beautifully done. Unchaining the past - so very liberating.

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  8. captured, summer, as i was by your words. very nice!

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  9. I just ADORE this poem Ayala is beautiful. Especially those words:

    "Your eyes sparkled, like the stars that mapped our way home."

    Sunshine and smiles to you! =(^.^)=

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  10. Thank you, Rhonya.
    Sunshine and smiles to you too.
    :-)

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