Quiero Annabel ~ My hopes rose when I saw the title of Today's Poem: a rondel! I am not disappointed. At last, a really excellent poem in this slot.
I'm a friend through the mail of Gerardo Hernandez: one of your Five imprisoned Heroes. One of his poems I translated is on my page. I'm writing him a letter this weekend. I'm going to send him your poem. Can I give him a message from you?
your language and expression are very simple and effective. keep it up god bless you
A Sleepless Night
When you sleep so soundly I lie awake watching you And I cannot remember The night’s embraces Soft and soothing Like a boat floating On gentle water Kisses that are a shot Of brandy, burning the stomach