Friday, July 8, 2011

Around the campfire. . .

We woke bathed 
in dew and mist
under layered clouds 
penetrated 
by the crimson sky 
of a new day.

Come on my love 
put your boots on 
we will be riding 
from dawn to dust –

 In the stillness 
of the  mountain air 
the distinctive
crackle of dry wood
echoes between the trees.

As I turn to feed the fire 
sparks flicker and fly
when the morning
catch of the day
is set upon
the hot coals 
of carnal desire


 to be continued ...




We woke bathed
in dew and mist
under layered clouds
penetrated
by the crimson sky
of a new day.

Come on my love
put your boots on
we will be riding
from dawn to dust –

The distinctive
crackle of dry wood
echoes between the trees
as I turn to feed the fire
sparks flicker and fly
when the morning
catch of the day
is set upon
the hot coals
of carnal desire

 to be continued



75 comments:

  1. wonderful poem for beginning of summer! Nice to see you again!

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  2. Lovely serie Joanny..... nice done.

    Greetings and a nice weekend,

    Joop

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  3. Wonderful poem, wonderful pictures, makes a truly wonderful post.
    Thanks for sharing,

    Yvonne.

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  4. Looks like a great trip - and the fish looks tasty. I love 'the pale gold of a new day'

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  5. see this would be pretty close to heaven for me...love camping, living outside, riding a horse campfires, cooking over one...

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  6. I'm wondering where you are. Are the photos yours or someone else's from tumbler? I love the idea of "glamping". I see photos in zines about the wonderful tents and it makes the idea of camping all that more apealing.

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  7. I can hear the crackling of the fire and smell the flavors of the smoke. Very Oregon post.

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  8. Joanny, wherever you are, you seem to be having a wonderful time.
    Making memories...that's what it's all about.

    Lovely poem & images.

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  9. Sigh. Looks wonderful, poem sounds wonderful.

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  10. Beautiful poem, and I'm looking forward to read more:)
    Wish you a lovely weekend dear blogfriend.
    Greetings from,

    Berit.

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  11. After the fish can we have SMORES? :P

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  12. Hey Cow-Girl....
    Loved your 55.
    I do NOT recognize that fish at all
    Some sort of Trout?
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  13. Joanny.. what can I say?? This was beautiful!

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  14. A lovely feeling - as if I were also camping - after reading your poem.

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  15. Joanny,
    I enjoyed your this beautiful creation ...full of emotions but in very smooth way...pictures are also appropriate for poetry.
    best wishes.
    Hemant

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  16. I ve got a sudden desire to go camping and sit by a bonfire tonight...in good company!
    Always wonder whether you get the pics first and then write or viceversa.

    Thanks Joanny for your always amazing comments on my blog, i am honored!

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  17. I love camping sweet Joanny and thanks for stopping by and checking up on me. Beautiful images and poem as well. Come on over anytime i love reading you :)

    Wild Rose~

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  18. Sounds like a beautiful situation.

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  19. great piece, lady - every girl should have a cowboy experience at least once - or more -

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  20. eeee haw!!
    loved the last line.. ;) waiting to read the next now.. hugs x

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  21. sounds like the perfect simple life. : )

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  22. Dear Joanny,
    thanks for your kind and warm words in my blog.
    Norway is a small country, and it effects all of us in one way or another .
    Warm hug,

    Berit.

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  23. Nice cliffhanger Joanny--I hope it ends very happily...

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  24. Seems the outdoor life 'spurred' you on to great things! lol

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  25. was nice to see you over at slamdunks and rushed over to see if you had something new...smiles.

    hope your summer is going well...

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  26. smiles. you are always welcome...when you are ready...thanks for popping in today...smiles.

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  27. Hi Joanny, hope you are well and enjoying your summer. Haven't seen any new posts of yours lately. Hope everything's okay.

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  28. hi! came back after a long hiatus and decided to revamp my blog- visit me sometimes my friend.. and as usual, love your stuffs!

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  29. Joanny you are so wonderful, this is beautiful, and I love the heart and soul you put into it.

    Come and enter my Fashion Giveaway from Fresh Produce.

    xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  30. Joanny nothing has changed over here, stillness of your beauty, inspiring a soulfulness from within!

    So miss your visits, and sorry I've taken awhile to return a visit to you my dear poet.
    xoxo
    Dore

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  31. Dearst joanny, How are you my friend...hoping all is well. May be we can sit around the crackling fire and catch-up with up-dates until crimson sky
    of a new day.(joanny).
    Love, Kirsten
    PS. Please pass by for a cup of tea.

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  32. breath taking.

    best wishes on your graduate studies.

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  33. Greetings:

    We are celebrating one year anniversary, wish to say thank you for the support in the past year, keep up the excellence!


    You Deserve The Best!

    Bless Your Tuesday!
    Cheers….
    Jingle Poetry Community

    xoxox

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  34. I thought I'd never fine the end to your comments Congrats Kiddo. I too like the sound of this story. I myself am not a camper except in the back yard. This almost made me want to camp on a river side It must be fun to wake up in the woods and smell coffee and Bacon on a campfire. I will be looking for the rest of the writing. yvonne
    Have a great Autumn.

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  35. Joannie this was great AI sebnt a comment Hope you get it. yvonne

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  36. As always dear friend just beautiful...camping and horseback riding are the thing I love best, and as precious as you can only describe it. I am missing you.
    Love kirsten

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  37. Poème brûlant et vie au grand air, nous parlent de tes passions.
    Pourquoi ne pas continuer sur cette route ?

    Merci pour ton passage sur mon blog.
    Je t'envoie mes amitiés depuis la France.

    Roger

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  38. i just love to reread this joanny.. you should continue.. tq for coming by!

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  39. well Joanie, I don't do camping, but you make it sound very interesting.
    yvonne

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  40. Hi, Joanny!

    I haven't had time to do much for visits lately, but I was tickled to see your comment today (thank you) and had to pop over to see what you've been up to.

    Enjoy the sense of color and romance that is your hallmark. This is lovely and does put me in mind of my new home.

    Many blessings,
    Jamie

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  41. J,

    I brought some love with me. A lot of them. <3

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  42. hello Joanny

    Nice words and pictures....the first picture is really AMAZING Joanny.

    warm greetings, Joop

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  43. Hi Joanny thanks for all your lovely comments.. Love this post the images add another dimention... Look forward to the next part.

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  44. Nov.29th 2011
    Joanny,
    Hope all is well with you.
    That you had a great Thanksgiving.
    This was a beautiful post.

    yvonne

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  45. Dear Joannie, Here's hoping Santa brings you a big bucket of love and happiness.
    yvonne

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  46. New avatar through

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    http://actorajithandvijay.blogspot.com/

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    of

    Cool Blogs
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  47. Thanks Joanny

    I wish you also a very nice new Year with lots of love and in good health.

    warm greetings from Holland, Joop

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  48. Wow, your blog is really lovely and inspiring x

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  49. http://promisingpoetscafe.wordpress.com/

    check out a post there, you may wish to submit a 55 word poem or story to bluebell books.

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  50. Dearest Joanny,

    Thanks for the LinkedIn and follow of my blog!
    You write great poems with lots of depth. Very calming and soothing at this time and age. Keep it up and wishing you success in your writings.
    Love,

    Mariette

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  51. AWESOME post and pix.

    Bet you are enjoying life in the real world!!

    xo

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  52. Your words just about reminded me of the trip I took only a few days back... TY for posting the pics :)

    Hugs xoxo

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  53. Hope all is well. Where are you?

    Missing you and thinking fondly after you.

    Joy always,
    Susan

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  54. What an image it brought to my mind... serene n sensual too at the same time!

    I feel at home in your blog header... pretty place for a perfect hideout...

    Hugs xoxo

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  55. Haha! Nice to see you still going strong. Sorry I haven't been around, but things have been nuts.

    Wanted to say thanks again for the support you provided to "Dog."

    I'll be around. I kinda miss our email banter.

    http://irrex2.blogspot.com/2012/09/friends-of-dog.html

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  56. You have painted a beautiful picture with both your words and pictures. Beautiful post Joanny. It's been a while since I blogged, I hope you've been well.

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  57. Thanks for your sweet comments in Pernilles blog Joanny.
    Wish you a nice week.

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  58. Joanny,
    I have been cleaning my old G-mail up. Everytime I saw Joanie I said, got to find her again. This was ESP. You are on my sidebar. Love your writing. Happy Thanksgiving

    yvonne XXXXXXX

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  59. A lovely post, as always. I felt as though I was on a traveling in nature and no here in this little city.

    I hope you are well, Joanny ....

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  60. Dear Joannie, I am sending a big hug for 2013.
    Hope all your wishes come true, and you keep writing such beautiful posts. I am happy we have stayed in touch. Hugs and love
    for the New Year.
    yvonne

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  61. Happy 2013, Joannie,
    I was showing your blog to my Daughter and saying how much I like you. Best of everything,
    stay safe, warm and healthy.
    be happy.
    yvonne

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  62. Dear Joanny, This truly brought tears to my eyes, so very poignant.

    Please think of me on Monday and send prayers my way that this 4th surgery will heal me!

    Love and Hugs,

    Karena
    2013 Artists Series

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  63. So real and effective... Liked the physicality and intensity of this piece - felt like I was there with you! Will be back for more, Joanny!

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  64. how are you my friend? add me in facebook: kris lee, fiveloaf@gmail.com.

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  65. A really beautiful piece of writing. Cant wait to read it more!

    Zee Zoo from Memoirs of an Amnemonic Mind

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  66. Joanny an artist friend sent this to me I have played it 3 times, you have to see it
    Opera in a London Grocery. go here
    http://gloria.tv/?media=460713

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  67. Oh Joanny,
    It has been far to long in our visits, so glad I am here this Monday morning.
    Always enjoy your writing, and the photos you use tell of its poetic story.

    Xx
    Dore

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  68. I have taken a trip back in time this morning .. Reading my old posts and comments. You among them. Wishing you a happy week!

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