Wednesday, March 30, 2011

temple kitchen

few last dishes soak
the abbess enters
reminds the tired monk

of love

in a quiet kitchen
slow dance

20 comments:

  1. Slow dance in a quiet kitchen,
    am thinking half way through cooking lol

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  2. Ollie - love the way this is laid out.
    the space surrounding 'of love' creates a great pause for the last stanza which is just wonderful.

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  3. "slow dance in a quiet kitchen", how quaint and quite romantic..like a spur of the moment decision.

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  4. Oh ,that's wonderful ...dancing in the quit kitchen.....

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  5. Very romantic! Coindicentally, I slow danced with my wife (sans music) in the kitchen just the other day!

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  6. FABULOUS!
    Simple. Profound. True.

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  7. Oh I so love it. The monk and the abbess, dancing in the kitchen. LOVE it!!!!!!!! Sigh. Monk Romance.

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  8. Very good Ollie, nice to look at someone special and be reminded of love.

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  9. What a wonderful image you have created. Simple but so relatable,

    Elizabeth

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  10. I love this; the idea of the ordinary and when magic arrives you partake! Wise Monk ;-D

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  11. my reminders are less poetic... we use a dishwasher, and my husband has no rhythm. less poetic, but still sweet.

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  12. so simple yet so profound! Loved reading.

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  13. Your gentle poems always charm me, Ollie! I love that you still find wonder in the everyday...:)

    Lynette
    Imagination Lane

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  14. the best love is cooked in the kitchen x

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  15. This tells a story without revealing much at all. It allows the reader to take wonder and take it places with their imagination. Great job.

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  16. Such a vivid and romantic picture, elegantly stated. Worthy of a good old fashioned waltz for sure.

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  17. oh, love this. you got it goin' on, old ollie. for sure.

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