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Hollow Bones

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Hollow Bones

The deeper the grave. 
The darker the secret.
Blind faith comes to mind.
As I speak of this in time.
Childhood memories on my mind.
Early - morning wind cuts down ,
the lonely countryside.

As a stray memory comes passing by.
The wind blows thru my hair.
As I walk into the graveyard.
The bones I see are hollow there .
As they invite me to their party at midnight.
And we dance in the hollow night forever more.


Thursday 3pm   7/ 18/ 2013    

As I was writing ,my grand daughter ask if I'd read what I wrote. She then ask "could she tell me the rest of poem?  The last  "5" lines my 6 yr old g-daughter dictated to me .

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  1. Date: 6/20/2014 5:09:00 AM
    The title grabbed me and this fine write was a pleasure to read. You have an amazing grand daughter, a future poetess for sure.. BBBBRAVO!!!!!

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 2:24:00 PM
    EXCELLENT GETS THE MIND WORKING PIECE

  1. Date: 8/19/2013 9:46:00 AM
    You have captured this piece so well Debbie.Impressive work.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/19/2013 10:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Mustapha ;}
  1. Date: 8/10/2013 6:15:00 PM
    The title "hollow bones" really attracted me. We can find inspiration from the emptiness of things and I find it fascinating. Speaking of fascinating, wow--these lines are so memorable, wise and interesting. I love this poem Debbie! Thank you for sharing and being so sweet to me! Always, Laura

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/10/2013 6:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Laura, and your welcome ;}
  1. Date: 8/6/2013 4:38:00 PM
    memories lurk beneath the pale, behind the brow of sorrow, too many hurts, the thoughts impale, of lives in tempest and death grow stale, lest, remembered some tomorrow.... well known beyond the veil, which no one else can borrow, some try to no avail, tomorrow yet tomorrow..... At 4 years i told my mum i drowned at sea, and the sharks were there??? Don re: "Hollow Bones" Debbie Duncan

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 8:24:00 PM
    Amazing write Debbie,, and the 2 correlations, make it that much interesting,,, a very bright little girl:) your grandaughter,, really enjoyed reading thanks4sharing,, Cherie....

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 5:33:00 AM
    I love how you mentioned 'Childhood memories' and then a child finished the poem. So perfect.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 8/5/2013 6:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you ;}
  1. Date: 7/21/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Working together with your grand daughter! You both sure did a fantastic job. My favorite line is "As a stray memory comes passing by."

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/21/2013 7:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Gail ,,,, my fav line as well ;}
  1. Date: 7/20/2013 12:59:00 PM
    - A clever girl, aged 6 years ........... Who has she learned from .... you Debbie! - Well done both of you!! - Wish you a nice weekend! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/20/2013 1:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Anne Lise ;}
  1. Date: 7/20/2013 10:06:00 AM
    you and your granddaughter did a great job here

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/20/2013 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Jack ;}
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:55:00 PM
    There's nothing hollow about this piece. Moreso, the perspective from your granddaughter. I am genuinely impressed.

    Duncan Avatar Debbie Duncan
    Date: 7/18/2013 11:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Drake ;}