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Loner Oneness

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Loner Oneness

He is like a distant aloof star
in this universe we all call our home.
A tiny insignificant star and so estranged,
he is but a flicker among billions
and billions of glittering entities populating endless skies,
always waning, and yet, in the evening shadows
ever staying - unassuming, solitary, and silent.

As he enjoys fading into twilight oblivion,
no one knows of his ambitions, history or preferences.
Unnamed to everyone, he enjoys his anonymity,
watching asteroids, comets, and the other stars around him
in deep azure nights - aware - feeling a peacefulness,
a kind of security in his own remote oneness.


For David Williams' Con / VowPoetry Contest

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  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:59:00 PM

    Very surreal Andrea... I liked the image of seeing a man floating in space, with a pen in his hand, and a whole eternity dedicated to nothing but contemplation and writing. You blow me away with your choice of words and how you elaborate your stories... sometimes I like to think I'm like this person... an anonymous seeker of beauty.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 9:17:00 AM

    Andrea, congratulations with your awesome win..xox~PD

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 6:19:00 AM

    Congratulations Andrea on your win!A great poem in this challenging form.

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 5:52:00 PM

    congrats on a fine win Andrea

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 12:03:00 PM

    Congratulations Andy!!!! Well done!! Love ya Deb

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 11:21:00 AM

    Congrad's on your winning write.Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 10:13:00 AM

    Andrea congratulations on your placement in my contest, at first I thought it an odd title but it suited the theme of your piece really well, the poem itself is just great, well done...David

  1. Date: 2/25/2013 5:29:00 PM

    Wow this is an outstanding write Andrea. Just awesome. love phyl

  1. Date: 2/18/2013 4:37:00 PM

    MY SPECIAL FRIEND...AND HER POETRY>>>You BOTH MOVE ME SO DEEPLY...LIKE THE WONDER OF THE UNIVERSE>>>JUST THERE... FOR MY AMAZEMENT!!! As good a reason as Shakespeare...or even Galleleo...I'll wager.ha ha

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 9:24:00 PM

    Great job! This was a hard contest..enjoyed it very much..Thanks for your comments..xx Holly Moore

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 8:38:00 AM

    Oh my goodness! I can't believe how well you wrote this - I've seen the details for this contest and it looks HARD. This is truly beautiful!

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 1:10:00 PM

    wow, I love this deep, deep write, my friend

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:24:00 PM

    What a great write you have here. This is a great poem for the contest. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 6:17:00 PM

    This has a mysterious and dreamy quality to it...and soooo good, of course. Hard contest, huh?...was for me. I posted mine today, but was left thinking, "what the h*ll just happened?"...haha

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 12:19:00 PM

    A bitter dream of somewhere far. A solemn quest upon a star. A destiny to not be shared. A silence where no sound was spared. Continual reminding rings that empty thoughts forever sing. A blissful trace upon his face of knowing that's what heaven brings. Tough contest challenge Andrea. Well done! Good luck. Toodle Loo. :)

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 12:16:00 PM

    Yes. And that remote oneness seems to speak for all humanity. Good stuff. Love, daver

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:12:00 AM

    Well Andrea you did such a good job here, you have got me thinking does it have a beach?? It would be even further from my verbiage than the Bahamas..L O L)) again wishing you well..!

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:57:00 AM

    Ethereal elements you've so masterly created for this contest. It's a great take on prompt. Good luck in David's contest Wow what a wonderful imagination you have. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:53:00 PM

    Andrea; Terrific poem on a subject dear to me. The cosmos are part of the afterlife, I am convinced. Hope you are well. Been away for a while trying to get my novel published and recovering from heart surgery. Good to be back!

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:56:00 PM

    Unlike my fellow soupers...I do not understand the form but think this is interesting and dreamy

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:45:00 PM

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  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:39:00 PM

    This is a very difficult contest but you make it look so easy! You will place high, I'm sure of it! I loved reading about this single star, a lonely star that desires to remain so! What a delightful poem, such a tremendous piece, Excellent Work!!

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:27:00 PM

    Wonderful, as always, Andrea...Love your entry for the contest. That is a self-assured man, quite disciplined too! Luv, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:51:00 AM

    Oh you never fail Andrea to inspire,, this is lovely, with beautiful imagerey,, although i can read into this, a little personification...

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:07:00 AM

    Hello, my dear friend Andrea! I love the way you creatively wrote your entry for the contest. The rule of the contest is so difficult for me but you did it amazingly. I extremely enjoyed reading this gem of yours tonight. Good luck and best wishes again in the contest! By the way, thank you so much again for reading my latest poem but that poem was not written for the contest. Have a great day! love always, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 6:08:00 AM

    I think yours is one of the most beautiful entries i ve read.Tough challenge..but.you.did it;)

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 4:31:00 AM

    Simply, poetry at its best! (I would wish you good luck but having written that you do not need any!)

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 2:37:00 AM

    Andrea, this is awesome.. for such a tough call:) Jag

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:26:00 AM

    nicely done Andrea,,,,,, 55 was a good year ;},, I always felt connected with you as well, maybe cause you remind me of my sister with the red hair, she was born with freckles,as was Bill so you know they're true redhead's. I was born with a honey blonde, no freckles.