First Glimpse, Amherst, 1989

When she walked

into the lecture-hall,

all dead hopes,

all vanished dreams,

all spent inspirations,

came to life again:

she was a song

by Fauré, a poem

by Estlin Cummings;

she was the earliest

ray of sunlight

on the youngest

freshest morning

of a newborn world.





Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2019-03-22 at 08:07

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josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
Wow, Thomas! I sincerely hope she read this or somehow knew your sentiments. She must have been a stunner!
2019-03-22