Monday, January 9, 2017

Vapor Trail Dreams, From Paper Airplanes--By Connie Marcum Wong--United States

Vapor Trail Dreams, From Paper Airplanes

Walking on clouds in the heavenly blue
In a job that I loved, with a sky view,

Let me travel with a smile on my face.
I've sojourned afar in aloha's grace.

Every city, every place had a song...
A melody played as I sang along.

As many years passed and I longed for home
I gave up my wings; no longer would roam.

Island of pineapples and sugarcanes,
Vapor trail dreams, from paper airplanes,

Memories now, I recall from above
Have left me contented with my sweet love.

Connie Marcum Wong has been the Web Mistress of a private poetry forum Poetry for Thought since October 1999. Her poetry has been in many publications, anthologies, magazines, and e-zines over the years. She published her first poetry chapbook, Island Creations in 2005. In 2007, Heart Blossoms was published. In January 2010, an anthology, A Poetry Bridge to All Nations, was published by Lulu Enterprises, Inc.  Connie created the 'Constanza' poetry form in 2007 and Con-Verse form in 2010. She has resided with her husband in Hawaii since 1980.

9 comments:

  1. Dear Connie,
    Thank you for this festival of rhyme!
    I like the way your poem begins and ends in love.
    Blessings,
    Michael

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    1. Thank you very much Michael. Blessings, Connie

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  2. It is a beautiful poem. I really enjoyed it.

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    1. Thank you very much Indunil. Blessings, Connie

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  3. These delightful rhyming couplets span a lifetime, Connie! Your job 'with a view' surpassed the views of all skyscrapers! In exchange, you gave up your wings and staked a claim for love in lovely Hawaii. Warm regards ~ paul

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    1. Thank you Paul. This poem has special significance for me being that it is true. Blessings, Connie

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  4. Beautiful. Nicely done, Connie. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

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    1. Thank you very much Maurice. I have been under the weather which is why you have not seen much of me lately. I am hoping you are well. Blessings, Connie

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  5. Dear Connie This is poetic poetry I never thought I'd find
    from the title "Vapor Trail Dreams, From Paper Airplanes"
    But when I discovered you had written it I knew it would be
    good. Such a positive ending of sweet love. Thanks for
    sharing this gem.
    Yancy

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