“A Siren’s Call” live on spillwords Press NYC

Photo by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič on Unsplash – Poem by Joni Caggiano – published first time by SpillWords


ardor cuts into the soles of my feet
blood stirring as I run to the sea
leaves of green grow from each finger
seaweed flowing from my head in curls

To finish reading, please go to SpillWords Press NYC.  If you enjoy this new piece, which I am so honored to have published by the staff at SpillWords, please press the little heart. Also, my SpillWords Press NYC author page is Joni’s Poetry.

If you enjoy this piece on SpillWords, you can read my other work for 2021 at the link above. If you find a poem you have not read and enjoy, please leave me some love. Thank you to all the people that follow my work and other SpillWords authors. Everyone who takes precious time out of their day to read something I write means so much to me. Time is an amazing gift, and there are so many talented poets to read. To the people who have been following my work throughout my journey in writing, I cherish you. Many of you have become my good friends and extended family. So thank you again for taking your time to read the words that I spill. My love to each and everyone for your encouragement, kind advice, and friendship. Joni

60 thoughts on ““A Siren’s Call” live on spillwords Press NYC

    1. Brad you are so kind. What a sweet note to wake up to. Thank you so much for saying you are proud of me that means more than you know. I think you are deserving of that prize and I would vote for you as well. We have a mutual admiration thing going on. I wonder what you have been up to this week beside writing your beautiful words? Sending you love, hugs and prayers always. 🤗❤️💕Jonikins

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    1. Thank you so much Francisco. Your lovely words are always so appreciated. Is the weather still nice for you two in Turkey or is it starting to get cold? It is in the seventies here in the morning now and this is my favorite time of the year. Have an amazing week you two. Sending my love. ❤️🤗💕

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      1. Always my pleasure Joni, your lovely words are paintings from the heart. Yes, it has gotten cold here and very windy for the last few days, in Fahrenheit it is about 62 degrees, but I hope that it does warm up a bit more before we leave. Take good care and all the best, our love to you both. 🌹❤😊

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    1. Thank you Tim you are a sweetheart. I loved the photograph too. Sometimes they don’t have the photographers name and I don’t even like to use those. It feels like stealing. If I had lots of money I would love to buy my photographs but this gets to be expensive as it is and it isn’t like I am making money on any work. I retired very early. I feel blessed that we were able to do that but I am modest and don’t get into buying a bunch of “things.” Love to you guys and thanks for always being so kind. 🤗❤️💕

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  1. Congratulations Joni!
    This is such a lovely poem. It’s a fusion of life and nature.
    There is no distinction or separation.
    To birth such emotion and passion is a gift not many have.
    You are blessed. 🙂

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    1. I am blown away by your comment. I can tell you that your words mean so much to me.

      “To birth such emotion and passion is a gift not many have.”

      Terveen, please accept my gratitude for your gracious comment and support, it has truly touched me emotionally. Have a blessed day. 🤗

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    1. Thank you so much beautiful Button. I am glad you enjoyed it. Hope you are enjoying your wonderful ratings and reviews on your new book, and that your teaching and writing publications are not keeping you up all night. Sending you much love and lots of hugs. 🤗❤️❤️💕💝🦋🌹🌸🌷Honeybun

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      1. Thank you so much Button. It has finally cooled off here which is nice. I am writing so that makes it a good day. Hope all is well with you. Enjoy your Saturday too. Sending you my love, honeybun

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    1. Thank you so much John. You have been such a wonderful supportive friend. I am grateful for your kindness. Did you ever see the series “Hell on Wheels?” It was semi historical about how the Transcontinental Railroad was built. We really enjoyed it. Amazon has it on sale for $45.00. It was so good. Have a blessed day my friend. Love ❤️ Joni

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    1. You are a darling. Thank you so much. People’s attention span is so short, and so is mine. It is really hard to keep someone interesting if a piece is over as minute. Love you 🤗❤️💕

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      1. You are so deserving and I think they say no one has much more than an attention span of a goldfish 9 second … lol!
        At least we’re doing better than that right 😂 💕👏👏👏👏xoxox

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      2. I certainly think so. You have so much to be proud about Cindy. You have learned so much and you still have half your life to use it. Now you are a published poem to boot. That is so wonderful my friend who is not so far away. Love you and have a great night. 🤗❤️💕😘

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    1. Henrietta you are so very kind. Thank you so much for your kind words and I am glad you enjoyed the artwork. Tiffany is a sweetheart and a very good artist. I was thrilled to have her work on my site. Hope you and your family are well. Sending love, hugs and blessings. 🤗❤️💕Joni

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  2. Congrats my dear sister friend Joni. I love poems about the sea, it’s so mysterious & magical, the open water. I am so happy for you. Your writing community are beautiful people. Love you

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    1. You are so sweet Janette. Who else do I know who reads comments on my posts because they get pleasure from knowing I have people who really care about me. That just shows how large your precious heart is and it touches me so tenderly. I love you back always. 🤗❤️💕🦋😘🥰🌹🥰

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    1. Thank you my sweetie. I really appreciate it. I looked on your site yesterday afternoon and didn’t see anything new. Are you saving works for shows? I will go in today again. We are starting to get ready for a trip to Asheville again to look for a place. Sending you my love Tiffany. Which you were close!!!! Big hugs sweetie. 👩‍🎨🧑‍🎨🎨🖌❤️

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      1. It will always reside there. Is, I think, one of the beautiful things about connecting deeply with such lovely poetry, and lovely poets, like you. Lucky, am I. Much love to you. 💖😍💖

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      2. Oh that is really sweet. I feel the same about your work and many other family members on WordPress. It is a blessing. I also enjoy paintings so I have many artist friends. What a wonderful way to connect virtually with people we care about and have similar interests. Have a blessed weekend Jeff. Hugs Joni

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