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Her Dark Facade

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Her Dark Facade

She wears a dark façade - a charcoal grey once hot like burning coals. Consumed by too much passion she was scorched. Too long she has smoldered. Her dark façade is cold now. . . and brittle. She fears that if you touch her she’ll crumble. Written 10/30/12 By Andrea Dietrich For Nette Onclaud's VIEWS FROM A VIGNETTE Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 2/21/2014 9:09:00 PM

    Sometimes we burn to hot to early in life and all that is left is the ashes. We spend the rest of our lives trying to rebuild our facade...such a waste of time. ~Kilmer

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 4:35:00 PM

    Very good read.

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 11:46:00 AM

    expresses the hurt and as they say wears her heart on her sleeve. If scorned not hard to become cold and brittle if you let it. Love the way you try all these forms so wish I had more time but as you know so limited now. I guess you are the same. Thinking of you and hope things have improved. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:55:00 AM

    Andrea , CONGRATULATIONS, in Nette's "VIEWS FROM A VIGNETTE" contest.. Keep up the good work... always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:09:00 PM

    WARM CONGRATS ANDREA ON A FABULOUS WIN FOR AN OUTSTANDING VIGNETTE LUV .. ALWAYS GLORIOUS TO READ U WHEN OUR POWER DECIDES TO STAY ON FOR A WHILE .. OH ..

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 12:40:00 PM

    Oh wow, love the story you give here! Brilliant take on the theme! Congrats Andrea. :) Tanya

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 11:59:00 AM

    Expressive of the hurt one..Creative way to go with the entry..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 10:16:00 AM

    Hey Andrea,Congrats on your win!!Loved it on my first read.

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:04:00 AM

    Another superb win Andy congratulations xx

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 7:43:00 AM

    Love how you progress through the emotions to the final piece of coal ready to crumble!

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 7:19:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in the Vignette contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 7:49:00 PM

    Very nice. There are a lot of levels here. It is also clearly inspired by the picture. I think you'll do well.

  1. Date: 11/5/2012 11:08:00 PM

    So nice to be here reading your lovely poetry once again.Its so hard to be here lately,my hands are full cos my baby is very active:)..I forgot what the verb-to relax means :)but she's worth all my strength.Thanks God that i'm not working too:).Beautiful post..Ah.. that too much passion where can it lead too... awesome post dear.. hugs.How are you?

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:16:00 AM

    Mystery is hidden, Philosophical poem. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:11:00 AM

    I really enjoyed this one, Andrea! I find it so great how you related all those colors and worked around it for your poem-- it comes as so descriptive for me-- from the colors, to the burning coals crumbling-- loved your last two lines here! I think you ended it perfectly-- I sure wish this places high! How are you this week?? I hope all is well and hugs to you, sweetie!

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:09:00 AM

    Very nice verses with deep intent, just beautiful, blessings, Carl

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 10:11:00 AM

    ‡ She Sounds Sooo Precious And Beautiful. Brushed Gently By A Heart In Love, Sweet Beautiful Priceless Andrea. If Ever I Were To Be Sooo Blessed As To Wish Another To Brush My Tiny Humble Self, It Would Be Your Beauty Whom I Would Joyfully Choose. Beautiful Painting And Bless Her Precious Heart. My Love, Rachel *

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 9:46:00 AM

    Ding dong! Poetry calling. :)

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 8:06:00 AM

    LOved it Andrea... poetically said, creatively written! Love and hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 2:18:00 AM

    Hi, my dear friend Andrea! I'm so glad to read your new poem today. Such a brilliant idea and topic chosen for Nette's contest! A winner for sure! Wish you all the best and luck! Happy Halloween there! Here, we don't celebrate Halloween. Have a nice day and enjoy! love/hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 8:00:00 PM

    Ah! such a powerful write. Loved the depth of the meaning you convey here. Andrea this has to be a top winner. I have been absent for some time now so I have a lot of catching up to do with your poetry dear.

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 7:38:00 PM

    Wow Andrea....this is an awesome write, so much emotion conveyed in such few words, wonderful! Hugs

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 6:53:00 PM

    Hi Andrea! A beautiful poem indeed -depicts intense feelings. Must win in the contest. Thanks for your congratulatory message on the win of my poem Make me Sleep. Mohammad

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 5:42:00 PM

    very beautifully written!

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 4:16:00 PM

    excellent depiction with a trace of sadness

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 3:30:00 PM

    Intense...lovely, like you! Happy Halloween, Andrea! Jimbo

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 3:12:00 PM

    Her Dark Facade, that's a very nice expressed poem, I enjoyed reading it.God bless you. Hugs!Erich

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 1:50:00 PM

    Love it. "Consumed by too much passion she was scorched!"You just made my day. Love, daver

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:41:00 PM

    First of all. Hello. :) This is such a relatable poem for me. Hmm, go figure, being a man and all. It just goes to show, both sexes are involved in a love affair. Sometimes. :)

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:31:00 PM

    I think this is quite well done Andrea, can sense the brittleness and meloncholy running through this one.." best wishes as regards the contest.."

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