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Midnight Pearls

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Midnight Pearls


                               Shine, midnight pearls!
                               The smoke curls up 
                                in whirls of doom.

                                On the wet sand 
                                my own hand draws 
                                unplanned pierced hearts.

                                Deep blue-black sky
                                I play by rules
                                and sigh despair

                                to lay aside 
                                starry-eyed dreams
                                that hide a sin.

                                Shine, distant stars!
                                through guitars notes,
                                through scars of time.

                                For her first kiss
                                an abyss drains
                                all bliss from me

                                and far away
                                shadows play down
                                their spray of doubts.

                                Opaque pearls, shine!
                                On this fine night, 
                                define my north.


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  1. Date: 6/29/2014 7:04:00 PM
    A beautiful poem of longing for a lost love. Very heartfelt and soulful! Congratulations on your win, Ruben!

  1. Date: 6/17/2014 10:23:00 AM
    WOW! When you wax poetic it's AMAZING! Thank you for entering my contest with this GREAT poem! I enjoyed reading it. Congratulations on the win. It was beautiful!

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 8:03:00 PM
    Ruben, good to see this winner again.. It will win throughout time.. Tremendous!

  1. Date: 6/15/2014 7:58:00 PM
    So hard to find true north ie the right way [sigh] big hugs [I've missed you! Mr. Oh]Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 11:29:00 PM
    a gorgeous poem, Ruben. BIG congrats.I looked down and saw that I had commented to it before. Can you imagine if we were to remember every single poem we ever read? our minds would be too full of words to think straight!!!

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 8:57:00 PM
    Ruben, dude.. I am awed! Huge fan of this work.. It's mastery, it's mystery, it's music.. My favorite! Congrats on this win..

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 12:22:00 PM
    Ruben, I loved the form and message. Congratulations on this deserving write. RAY

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 12:01:00 PM
    Beautiful...Now I know why Van Gogh and Don McLean gave so much through painting and song!! (Starry Starry Night). // congrats on your win. // paul

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 10:40:00 AM
    Bravo Dear Ruben, so great to see a talented Ruben production on the winner's list!

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 9:51:00 AM
    I like all the imagery Ruben...Congratulations on the win

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 8:43:00 AM
    This one has just the right amount of intrigue to capture my imagination. Congratulations Reuben.

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 8:32:00 AM
    Congratulations Ruben on your win,well deserved

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 8:15:00 AM
    Very apt perspective. Congratulations on the win, ruben

  1. Date: 4/24/2014 12:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win:) descriptive imagery and superb depth...,olive

  1. Date: 4/23/2014 10:12:00 PM
    Wonderful imagery in this dramatic poem. I love the depth in this write, Ruben! Congrats on your win in my contest!

  1. Date: 12/8/2013 6:46:00 PM
    nice win, PD

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 6:02:00 PM

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 8:10:00 AM
    Congrats on the win, Ruben

  1. Date: 12/2/2013 5:49:00 AM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem in the contest: - A favorite poem of yours! -by Giorgio V. - A clear favorite poem! - Well done, Ruben !! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 4:55:00 PM
    nice win Ruben.......PD