High Tea

High Tea short poem

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The invitation for that late afternoon
Caught you by surprise and you made yourself go
Unwillingly.
You had figured a high tea with a muffled
Fragrance of butter and jasmine, edgy
Smiles of courtesy and glances done up of
Trivial curiosity,
Under an unlikely neon light.
Actually, you were greeted by a different atmosphere
In the boudoir –adorned with lightweight stucco work
Floating on the domed ceiling–
A breath of the same color orange
Considerately withered as the
Sunset.

Yet, with the same insubstantiality as that.

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Born in Tuscany, Italy. Currently living close to Florence and to Vinci, Leonardo's hometown. Doctor in Medicine, specialized in Neurosurgery, with an ancient passion for Poetry. Author of more than 1300 poems, in 13 collections. Among them: «A Chisciotte» [«To Quijote»], soon to be published as ebook.E-books published: . - «THE CHINESE GARDENS - English Poems» - English Edition [+ Italian Edition: «I Giardini Cinesi»]; . - «KARUMI - Haiku & Tanka»; . - «Allo Specchio di Me Stesso» ['At The Mirror of Myself'], (Italian Edition); . - «Il Vento e il Fiume» ['The Wind & The River'], (Italian Edition); . - " At The Crossing Of Seven Winds" (Anthology of Poetry - by 7 Authors: Fabrizio Frosini, Daniel J. Brick, Galina Italyanskaya, Diane Hine, Mallika Menon, Leah Ayliffe, Abby Sze); . - " Nine Tales Of Creation" (Anthology of Poetry - by 9 Authors: Fabrizio Frosini, Daniel J.Brick, Dilantha Gunawardana, Lawrence Beck, Maia Padua, Mihaela Pirjol, Niken Kusuma Wardani, Simone Inez Harriman, S.zaynub Kamoonpuri); . - " Scattering Dreams & Tales" (Anthology of Poetry - by 13 Authors: Fabrizio Frosini, Daniel J. Brick, Leah Ayliffe, Lawrence Beck, Dilantha Gunawardana, Simone Inez Harriman, Diane Hine, Galina Italyanskaya, Mallika Menon, Maia Padua, Mihaela Pirjol, Abby Sze, Niken Kusuma Wardani); . - " We Are The Words - Siamo Parole" (Anthology of Poetry - BILINGUAL: ENGLISH-ITALIAN- poems by 13 Authors: Fabrizio Frosini, Daniel J. Brick, Leah Ayliffe, Lawrence Beck, Dilantha Gunawardana, Simone Inez Harriman, Diane Hine, Galina Italyanskaya, Mallika Menon, Maia Padua, Mihaela Pirjol, Abby Sze, Niken Kusuma Wardani - translated by F.Frosini); . - " Whispers to the World - Sussurri al Mondo" (Anthology of Poetry - BILINGUAL: ENGLISH-ITALIAN- poems by 10 Authors: Fabrizio Frosini, Daniel J. Brick, Yewande Adedokun, Afrooz Jafarinoor, Birgitta Abimbola Heikka, Eunice Masumbuko, Asoke Kumar Mitra, Istvan Molnar, Nel Omofolarin, Gina Teel - translated by F.Frosini); . Some of my poems are also published in the Anthology " Riflessi 62" (Italian Edition) , edited by Pagine Srl.. ---> for the books published at Smashwords, go to: www.smashwords.com/profile/view/dottfrosini---> for the books published at AMAZON, go to: http://www.amazon.com/Fabrizio-Frosini/e/B014HA8ZUA. My own poetry collections [from the latest to the first one]: - 13. raccolta «The Chinese gardens - English Poems» - 12. raccolta «Allo Specchio di me stesso» - 11. raccolta «Nella luce confusa del crepuscolo» - 10. raccolta «Karumi - Haiku & Tanka» - 09. raccolta «A Chisciotte» [«To Quijote»] e altre poesie - 08. poema. «La Città dei Vivi e dei Morti» [epic poem of 1250 verses] - 07. raccolta «Il Vento e il Fiume» e altre Poesie - 06. raccolta «La Chiave dei Sogni» [«La Clef des Rêves»] - 05. raccolta «Echi e Rompicapi» [«Puzzles and Echoes»] - 04. raccolta «Ballate e altre Cadenze» - 03. raccolta «Frammenti di Memoria» [«Carmina et Fragmenta»] - 02. raccolta «Il puro, l'impuro» [«Kosher / Treyf»] - 01. raccolta «Versi dispersi nel vento»Fabrizio Frosini
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asoke kumar mitra
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beautiful write, exotic high tea……….imagery used here very nice………enjoyed….

Geetha Paniker
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Beautiful.

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