Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

Gold Star - 52,212 Points (1960 / A Collection of Select Literary Works)

' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... - Poem by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

Lie down lass, with me, in sage green meadows
Your blouse flouncing open, in the teasing breeze
The meadows, feel so cotton, this time of year
Come lay beside me lass, and sense the softness

Open field, sweet honeysuckle....arouses my yen
For passion 'neath th' sparkle by th' mid-noon sun
No clouds abide our scape of choice, to pleasure
An', again I ask you lass, come lay you down by me

Come close my love...these hungry emerald eyes
Beg to stare into your warm, black diamond eyes
Take my hand in bond, my lov', as I assure you
That emeralds and diamonds....never fade away

Comments about ' Emeralds And Black Diamonds... by Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR

  • Rookie - 16 Points Tranquil Ocean (8/21/2015 5:19:00 AM)

    Gosh…..Frank, , , , its been eons! ! ! ! Vsiiting after a longgg time and its deja vu, reading you again: -)
    Lovely verses….
    Hope you remember me (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 423 Points Sara Javed (8/8/2015 4:58:00 AM)

    The poem is so beautifully depicted! Love the way you write. Keep entertaining your fellow writers with poetry such as this! Xx
    Sara Javed (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,895 Points Ayman Parray (7/31/2015 11:37:00 PM)

    A great write, Frank. A very romantic poem with a classy ending. I think it is one of the best poems here on PH. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,948 Points Douglas Scotney (7/28/2015 8:23:00 PM)

    sensuous write Frank, and, re. the one of the 11th July below, glad to have read beyond the first two pages. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,951 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (7/25/2015 5:07:00 AM)

    Sweet and romantic, shades of courtship in the old days when men had to woo and charm and win the heart of a woman, and wait for the cherished answer. (Thank you for reading my poems FJRjr.) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 554 Points Abubakar Abdulkadir (7/24/2015 5:18:00 AM)

    This is spectacular. Emotions laid bare with awesome choice of word. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,562 Points Shankaran Kutty (7/17/2015 8:51:00 PM)

    very nicely written! ! Short yet deep. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 52,212 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/11/2015 4:37:00 AM)

    The High Schools & Middle Schools of the GREENBURGH/EDGEMONT School District #9

    Welcome, and thank you for visiting my work today, this Saturday, July 11th,2015... The High schools and middle schools of Edgemont and Greenburgh have continued to achieve status in the upper 15% of The nation, which is an achievement all of you, both student body, and faculty, and certainly not to forget your dedicated administrators, who made this visit possible today should all be proud of...As a rule, I don't like to pin-point any specific work of mine to hone in on, however, those that appear on the first two pages of my jacket of work seem to garner the most visits on average. So I'm going to have to assume that if I've done anything right with pen in hand, that it wound up on the first two pages of work..LoL! .Hope you enjoy...And, BTW, this site has tens of thousands of members, many f good merit quality...Don't make today your only visit...make it your first of, many visits to the poem pages of some very polished Poet's and Writers. Finally, for any of you who have either dabbled, are dabbling and or have an itching to dabble in the beauty & sophistication of the Literary Arts.., I strongly recommend that you consider becoming a member.There is no membership fee, and you will have the works of tens of thousands from 5 continents at your fingertips, to read, study, critique, share and post your own work on a 24/7/365 basis. So, enjoy...and through my prv. email, please let me know what you're thinking...what you liked, disliked...anything you want to share with me...I can take it, trust me... I once was a well known(to internet sites & local poetry clubs) as a harsh, dragon mouth critic, you know, like Donald Trump, only broke! LoL!
    Frank James Ryan, Jr./ I.P.M...Library of Congress, Washington D.C./USA (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 79 Points Abiola Olubunmi (7/3/2015 3:03:00 PM)

    very lovely poem for a lovely love (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,791 Points John Mccullagh (6/29/2015 9:30:00 PM)

    Excellent work Frank (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,219 Points Melvina Germain (6/14/2015 1:36:00 AM)

    A sensual delight, love the feel of this poem..... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 258 Points Abdisaber Yusuf (6/6/2015 11:58:00 PM)

    Very Good.
    SOmething to work on is: Use less breaks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 258 Points Abdisaber Yusuf (6/6/2015 11:57:00 PM)

    Very good.
    Something to work on is: use no more breaks in your poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,359 Points C. P. Sharma (5/15/2015 9:20:00 AM)

    You are passionately in love with Nature Frank. Your poetic craftsmanship is matchless. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Michael Gale (5/14/2015 9:26:00 PM)

    Nice one Frank! Very steamy to say the least! Very TENdearing moments, put on display here! :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 52,212 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/5/2015 11:15:00 PM)

    A very special Thank You to the Professors and Students in the Language Arts Dept. at Sullivan Community College for visiting my literary jacket, here on choice to study and critique my artistry
    both humbles and inspires me...My hope is that you found this module productive, and that you visit again.

    Frank J. Ryan, Jr/IPM (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 0 Points Riquetta Elliott (5/9/2015 10:56:00 AM)

    Hey Frank I don't know if you know me, but my name is Riquetta Elliott, now Brown since I got married. I was just checking on you to see how you were doing since you read my poems. I hope you are doing ok and doing great with your life. Talk to you later.

  • Gold Star - 52,212 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/4/2015 7:09:00 PM)

    A very special Thank You to Messrs, Robert Rodrigo, William Cantorio, Vijay Rahman and the entire Senior Class at Woodrow Wilson H.S. for their choice to read and study my work today,05/04/15. It was my privilege to provide my work for your literature module, and I hope you enjoyed reading as much as I enjoyed your reading me!
    Frank J.Ryan, Jr./IPM (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 19 Points A Rose By Any Other Name (4/29/2015 10:30:00 PM)

    a brilliant and amorous masterpiece, Mr. Ryan (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,014 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (4/27/2015 2:57:00 AM)

    Romance in the green meadows
    It is now a sight so rare
    A place of dancing shadows
    Which true lovers ensnare.............

    Sir, A very good poem and I invite you to my page too.............. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,149 Points Elena Sandu (4/20/2015 5:55:00 PM)

    Who could resist the beauty of this poem? My eyes keeps sparkling from mirroring those emeralds and black diamonds! Thank you for sharing a poem that brought warmth and light to my cold and rainy morning! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 5, 2015

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