Carolyn Brunelle


A Different World


My candlelight flickers
In the same Delta breeze
That tosses around the trees;
Music drifts
Across the yard.

“Who needs it anyhow! ”
Precedes the slap of placed bet;
Fans snap open,
Click and swish
At cool summer sweat;
Crackling, sizzling steaks.
Oh give me a break
Not the evening I planned
I’m outmanned tonight.

Still, that catchy Salsa
Drowns out the daily grind;
Picks up my spirits.
I pour my wine
Enjoy my precious down time;
Let it all take me away
To that other world tonight
Ole’! Ole’! !

Submitted: Thursday, September 17, 2009

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Different World by Carolyn Brunelle )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. PH: Humor: Women6Verses9Men - Who's On T.., Brian Johnston
  2. forgetting he-huckleberry, I ring-around.., Harindhar Reddy
  3. Ninja Nejla, Muzaffer Akin
  4. Design of Life, Rohit Sapra
  5. My Dear, Dipankar Sadhukhan
  6. Daisies, Eugene Levich
  7. A Description Of Mercy, Giles Fletcher The Younger
  8. Until You Came Along, Shakeela Kingzley
  9. If you forget, Emmanuel George Cefai
  10. Hear me, hear me,, Emmanuel George Cefai

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]