La Spezia

la_spezia_cinque_terre_manarola-300x187La Spezia, Italy

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She’s got the ghost
of the sea in her gaze,
the haze of the coast
on her mind;
the linger
-ing taste
of caffé on her tongue,
a single postcard on the wall
secured with a thumb
………-tack,
and a double-dozen
reasons to go back.

 

 

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Prompted by Poetic Asides.

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3 Responses to La Spezia

  1. Shawna says:

    I love the opening two lines and closing two lines. And I’m nuts over Italy. So now I want to read about this place. That picture is gorgeous!

  2. You’re doing math again!

  3. and a double-dozen
    reasons to go back…. wonderful!

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