Juan Olivarez

Freshman - 532 Points (september 12 / nyssa oregon)

Good Morning Galveston Poem by Juan Olivarez


Slowly the sun peeks
Around the clouds
On the far east horizon.

The cool breeze
Invades the land
As the senses explode
With the raucous calls
Of the gulls.

The fragrance of oleanders
And magnolias hitch rides
On the breezes.

Puffy, billowy clouds
Float so low
You can almost touch
The sun's early rays
On their under bellies.

Live oaks that stretch
From one side of the street
To the other
Come alive with
Doves and squirrels and
A virtual menagerie
Of creation.

Cool on the veranda.

5/6/14
GALVESTON ISLAND

Submitted: Friday, June 06, 2014

Topic of this poem: nature


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  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (6/10/2014 7:27:00 AM)

    ...........oh very lovely write.....this is an excellent good morning poem fill with beautiful imagery....just breath taking....after reading this I wish I was there.....loved reading this one...... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (6/9/2014 5:03:00 PM)

    Love this visually beautiful poem! Great imagery Juan. So simply elegant! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,019 Points Smoky Hoss (6/8/2014 11:14:00 AM)

    Again, I must emphatically state, you are an incredible nature observer and writer. Beautiful poem pard. (Report) Reply

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