The Fifty Cent Tour

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Little Boy Blue

Image: Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

"Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat." ~ Joanne Woodward
Magpie Tales

you tickle me,
spin me 'round and
spoil me rotten
slipping into my purse
flickers of denim blue laughter

courting, grinning,
all the while
winking at danger
spin me once again

then wrap me 'round
your heart like a ribbon
what a treat you are
what a gift you've given

Rene ~ November 2011
Happy Thanksgiving

30 comments:

  1. oh yes, the original blue eyes. love it.

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  2. Love this one! You have nailed the character of Newman falling in love. Well done.

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  3. nice...that is a cool kinda love and affection...

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  4. I really like this. You've captured the spirit of the photo.

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  5. LOVE this photo and what you've written to go along with it! I would have love to be a fly on the wall during that photo session. Makes me giggle that they have their shoes on.

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  6. Love it!! Nothing like being in love!

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  7. Weren't they just the best? Wonderful poem, Rene!

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  8. Happy to have found you through Magpie!!! Nice pen!

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  9. That quote is one of my favorites...I've always remembered it.

    Spin me 'round like a record, baby...

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  10. I love this - the quote has always been a fave of mine and your poem just sings!

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  11. Everything from the quote to the last line is stunning Rene...love this!!

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  12. Oh, I really went for this one. Lively and great fun.

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  13. Laughter and love circle each other like Paul & Joanne - nicely written.

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  14. Love certainly makes the world spin...

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  15. wrap me 'round
    your heart like a ribbon

    Lovely!

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  16. Lovely imagery that says wild abandon and entices the reader to give love a spin :-)

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  17. I spun round your imagery and laughed at its playful creativeness. Very nice!

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  18. Love it Rene! And such a beautiful and sweet quote from Joanne Woodward.

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  19. Such a great take on the photo and their long-term love. I especially love the slipping into my purse flickers of denim blue laughter. Perfect image!

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  20. What a treat your poem is... love it ~

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  21. A poem that spins around, how nice! :-)

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