Anticipation


Shall I dare reach out to touch the beauty of your hand
During silent moments as I softly brush against your flesh
Hesitating as breath is held so tight within a trembling chest
Beating out the moments before passion overtakes a heart
Waiting to explode

©Kay Salady

I am extremely grateful to Jingle Poetry for granting me this wonderful award!

If a poet can receive honor for writing just one poem, I would like to give credit to a woman who, in my opinion, deserves to have her poem hanging upon the walls of every library in the world. The poem, Calling Cards moved me in such a profound way that I feel it should be published and read by everyone. I could smell the aroma of old books and feel the pages turning beneath my fingers as I read it. I take great pleasure in nominating Anna at Wayside Word Garden. Please, take the time to read this lovely poem:
http://waysidewordgarden.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/calling-cards/

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About Kay Salady

I write about the greatest force on earth that, I believe, lives on forever and surpasses all else. "All your poems read like I am watching an artist use words instead of colours full of feeling." ~Anon.

Posted on May 20, 2011, in poetry and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. It’s an awesome presentation very beautifully composed that proves sheer imagination and wisdom of the Poetess who is well-known for her accredited poems. May God bless her with all grand success in her long and happy life!

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  2. Such intensity in a few words …. very effective !

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  3. Stunning and romantic

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  4. sweetly romantic.

    thanks for sharing………..

    😉

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  5. Great write! To me I caught a sense of almost urgency unpinned a facade of cool display

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  6. tentative request…nicely put! 🙂
    enjoy the rally!
    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/

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  7. Great poem Kay! (-:

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  8. Congratulations on a lovely poem the award, and the gracious acknowledgement of another poet. Nicely done, Kay. I’ll check out the other poem. I’m confident I’ll be grateful for the intro.

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  9. Virtual Sinner

    Very, very nice. I like the way things that happen in sequence are turned into a single moment.

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  10. I love the hesitancy of touching against the passion ready to explode. You caught this very accurately in just a few perfect words. Very well done!

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