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The one

Tonight,motionless is my sleep

Without a thought of you
passing my mind

and if the wafting wind breathes
its soft breeze upon my cheek
I will not remember you

Like the rattling sound of crickets 
on the branch of Spring
you had come and gone

Now,your shadow blocks
the silver of my moon no more

Like a woodpecker in its last sonata
you stole my music

but I am learning how to dance
without your song

Fluttering snowflakes 
covered my hair
with false proposals
as forget~ me-not petals
 scattered by my side-walk

Here I am now...

a black swan pirhouetting
into a fresh dream

There  He is...

a splash in calm beauty
within my  esmerald stream

--- and two hearts beat in silence - -

Tonight,motionless is my sleep

without a thought of you 
passing my mind

and if  the soft wind breathes 
its breeze upon my cheek

I will not remember you





Inspired by Elton John`s song~The 
one

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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:54:00 AM

    This is so amazingly good. Someone should add music to it! 77777 and to my favorites.

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 3:42:00 AM

    This is going to my favs.. a stunning piece of work, Charmaine. I loved it, thank you!

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 11:24:00 PM

    wow,Charma. How in the world did I ever miss this beauty. Sad and yet happy too, knowing you can move on. I just love this FAVE.

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 5:35:00 PM

    This poem is both excellent and paints a good picture in the reader's mind, thank you for your comments, I greatly appreciate it

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:56:00 PM

    Hi Charma, A most heartfelt and passionate write about love won and lost perhaps...thanks for visiting my work.. Regards, Ken

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 3:24:00 PM

    IN the softness whisper from the breeze very beautiful deep

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 12:10:00 PM

    Oh Charmaine... I always love seeing that a new poem has been posted from you, I always know it is going to be a beautiful ride :) and this has not let me down. This is so bittersweet ... empowered to move forward ... yet in everything, there will always be the memories. Lovely write, dear lady.

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 12:05:00 PM

    This is awesome Charmaine xxx

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 9:18:00 AM

    Longing....a new chapter...nice! jimbo

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 12:01:00 AM

    Wow Charma what a beautiful poem. Powerful and full of love and metaphoric beauty you have here! Great write Charma! Love - CHristopher xoxoxo :) :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 6:14:00 PM

    When you think you've seen the best---wow--this is over the top!! Fav!!

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 2:39:00 PM

    a very beautifully crafted piece of writing

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:00:00 PM

    SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SEND OFF! So Amazing...how your beauty and your prose unite....to mesmerize...your fans...you leave me truly breathless...lovely lady....yeah you truly do.

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 8:46:00 PM

    A very enchanting poem that makes it seem how lucky you are to be without him ... very nice :)

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 11:37:00 AM

    Hey Charma! How are ya, hon? I've missed your soft and melodious words...always so good! Love that ending!

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 7:09:00 AM

    It's beautiful but so sad. Lovely poem, talks to the mind and heart. G.

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 6:34:00 PM

    So Beautiful And, I Am Going To Go Have A Smoke But I'll Be Right Back, Sweet Beautiful Charma Charmaine ~ A Good Night's Rest As Love Comes To Town While Her Cinderella Sings, A New Heart's Song ~ Fluttering Snowflakes Crystal Dreams Her Long Black Lashes Rose Blossom Cheeks, `Beauty,` Be All One See's * I Always Loved Your Poetry ~ Love, John

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 4:40:00 PM

    I love this, the entire poem has a gorgeous dreamlike quality to it, emphasized by the free floating lines - well written, my little leanne o'sullivan :)

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 1:12:00 PM

    Somehow I felt lost in the wonderful elusion of dream world I'm still lost with anticipation of anticipating the real truth of why. I'm litsening poet please feed me more of your truth it taste very good. Excellent poetry poet

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 12:26:00 PM

    Immensely deep & powerful! One might wonder if this writing is a paradox: Not thinking or remembering them, yet they're mentioned in your lines, so you had to think of them, right? But, it's not a paradox. It's a reminder to self that the heart may never forget the "feeling" or "outcome", but the cause of said feelings are no longer in the equation. Damn brilliant.

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 11:43:00 AM

    Awesome poem as usual Charmaine. Thanks for sharing another gem. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 6:16:00 AM

    Fantastic poem. It builds all the way through. Each stanza is more stunning than the previous one.