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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Ponte Vecchio

Day 29:  29th April, 29th Poem
Prompt: to use the idea of a bridge.

                                          Ponte Vecchio

She walks out of Cretella's,
Most expensive Jeweller's on
The Ponte Vecchio bridge
Alone... as she wants
Ring given back
Him given back,
Each step lighter than the last,
Head held high,
Drinks in future possibilities
With each autumn breath.
New colour wraps her in  
Promise of adventure. 
She looks down the Arno River
Still,  blue, 
Like a painting,
Forms beautiful, but not real,
Was that how she was ?
Not  now,
Not now
Now she  feels more than real 
If that can be.
Yes, that can be
Now she  is free


Jennifer Hawes said...

I know this bridge! I had my students do a short story using this bridge and its cool features, like the jewelry stores:)

Joanne said...

I visited Italy Sept. 2014. Needed more time in Florence, that's for sure. I like your poem. Thanks for stopping by my A to Z

Marian Green said...

It's certainly a unique bridge isn't it Jennifer.
Thank you for commenting. It is so encouraging to get feedback for your writing.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Nice poem! Plus it brings back fond memories of the Ponte Vecchio. Thanks for popping by my blog today!

Marian Green said...

Thanks Debra...