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World Unexplored

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Crimson velvet sin.

Do you see what I see? Look down, look down!
A whole drowned world at your feet.
Green become emerald, lush and shining,
Red turned to crimson velvet sin,
Everyday lights translated by rain,
And look at the pavement, a shiny black mirror,
Masking who knows what beneath.

Yet, you’re here beside me, with rain on your
Lashes, a light in your eyes,
And a new excitement grips me, before which
All my other dreams begin to fade …

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Author: Melody J Haislip

I'm either a transplanted East Coaster or a born again West Coaster. My heart kept pulling me toward Oregon, and when I followed it I found my dream, which I am living daily. My dream of becoming a writer has come true as well. I am in the company of people who speak my language, and the sense of community is healing hurts I didn't know were there. I am very grateful for my enormous good fortune.

8 thoughts on “World Unexplored

  1. Reminds me of when I would go clubbing and had come outside for a breath of fresh air.

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  2. Romantic indeed 😀

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  3. Walking in the rain with a beloved holding my hand. I love walking in the rain with the rain hitting my face. It can be a very intimate and quiet time shared with someone very special.. Your words took me there. Nicely done Melody.

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    • I’ve always been fascinated by the way the rain changes the light. It fires up my imagination every time, but you can see I’m easily distracted.

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  4. You’re certainly in the right part of the world to enjoy your fascination. I’ll think of this the next time it rains, instead of wishing it away.

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    • We have a lot of rain, yes, but it makes Portland one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. Thank you for visiting.

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