Notice of absence from Laura🌻
Taking a leave of absence for a while.

Finally making my escape...

Finally they're swallowing my bait!

I said I needed to chill...

I said I wanted a hill!


I was dreaming of the seven hills...

Such an anticipation for my beloved hills!

To walk the seven hills of Rome...

That were once my childhood home!


  • FredPeyer

    Benvenuto Laura!
    We all have dreams, and I do hope you can fulfill yours. Just make sure you wear comfortable shoes!
    I do like your poem.

    • Laura🌻

      I'll make sure about the shoes.
      I appreciate your comment!


      CIAO LAURA ~ Benvenutia a MPS ~ Grazie per la tua prima poesia ! I love Italy and Rome especially "The Eternal City !" I was born in LIVERPOOL and always get a thrill when I go back ~ so I can empathise with your sentiments ~ Yours BRIAN (UK)

    • Laura🌻

      Grazie Brian! I was born near parents emigrated to Australia when I was an infant. As an adult, I lived in California for a while...Rome is my love! I'll be there soon! Right now I'm in New York!

    • ron parrish aka wordman

      lovely thoughts,my seven hills of rome,very famous,very beautiful

    • ron parrish aka wordman

      well you are a teacher,i would love to learn italian .it is a beautiful language

    • LukeCoomer

      And you should do it, don't let anything stop you!

    • Laura🌻

      Thank you Luke!

    • Viv Wade

      Nice poem, I really get the sense of anticipation and escape!

    • A.C Doomcraft

      I've always wanted to go to rome
      Your so lucky 🙂 I hope you accomplish your goal

    • rrodriguez

      Beautiful write Laura.

      • Laura🌻

        Thank you for your visit and comment!

      • Neville

        a lovely poem, beautifully crafted and true...

        I feel sure you shall one day achieve that objective.... Neville

      • Neville

        I felt compelled to re-visit these fine words again today as I contemplate my next long weekend in Rome ... and yes, they are just as fine as they were when I first called upon them.... Neville

        • Laura🌻


          So glad you revisited my first posting! Thank you!

          Your revisit made me realize my faux pas of not acknowledging the comments made by the poets who read and commented on the posting!

          My first posting!
          As a newcomer,
          I didn’t realize the ins and outs of the MPS site!

          A “long weekend in Rome” sounds delightful! Enjoy!


          • Neville

            my pleasure... and yes.. I do like Rome.. although must confess,l I kinda prefer Florence....

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          • Neville

            It has been over a year now since I found these words .. and my word, how they all still ring true ..... maybe now, more than ever .....

            Neville 🌻

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