Suzette Richards

Rookie - 30 Points [Su] (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

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I am a retired and first lived in the scenic town of Somerset West, South Africa. One of my favourite activities was to take a leisurely stroll on the beach near my property. Seeing dolphins leaping in the surf, had inspired me to pen my first poem, Water Dance, in May 2011. This is, also, the title of my semi-autobiography.

Since December 2013, I have made the Greater Karoo my new home... more »

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  • Rookie Rick Elpers (5/29/2012 6:31:00 PM)

    I just read your poem Do Not Put Asunder. I really like it. Thanks, Rick Elpers. Ps. I'd be curious to wonder what you think of my poems.

  • Rookie Nilanjan Chatterjee (4/19/2012 7:35:00 PM)

    Golden Autumn is a Lovely piece.
    Liked particularly the last line.

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Golden Autumn

The soft sunlight bathes
the last of the flowers.
The gentle sea breeze
kisses the branches,
releasing the sensual
scent of the lavender bush.

I'm drinking in the
moment - savouring it.
It spills over into
pleasant past memories:
People whom I've known
and warmly loved.

I reach out to an illusion
of strong emotions conjured
by the senses. Knowing it
will be lost as soon as
I try to capture it again.
Standing still now. Satisfied.

Autumn is slowing me down
to an enforced slower pace.
It is nature's way to ...

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