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It's always those who reside in our hearts, whose words, like lightning, electrocute our soul, and in each pain there is a lesson. Her life was like a room without a view, those 'rainy day' eyes, could have formed a deep river, but no ship sailed upon it, to carry me to her and I would have kissed away every tear. Misplaced, I could feel her yearning, for a home, she had never known, confused and lost, but her silence, left her trapped in burdensome meadows, and I wonder if I could have shown her the way. From the silent echoes of her tongue, I could feel the malady of her spirit, feel the lacerations piercing her heart. If only my words could have soothed her, but even they could not save her. As the lights dimmed, silent stars became the nature of my poetry, I asked the moon why? but clouds covered his expression. Now my mind is a time machine of her memories, her voice still haunts, as I ponder if the thunder will persist, because I'm too afraid to close my eyes. Simple Musing Silent One 4 October 2018

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Date: 12/22/2018 9:08:00 AM
Looking back, maybe with a slight feeling of guilt. Beautiful! ~ Sending you sincere Christmas greetings and all the best for 2019. // paul
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Date: 12/18/2018 5:49:00 PM
Very nice ... some lovely imagery here, and woven like a lyrical epic ... enjoyed this very much. Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 11/15/2018 8:33:00 PM
This is so beautiful, Z. Your empathy shines through this wonderful poem. You never disappoint me. FAVED of course. You're still #1 in my book. Hugs....
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Date: 10/24/2018 1:36:00 PM
Hauntingly beautiful, S O. Written with passion, and yearning. Soulful.
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Date: 10/23/2018 9:05:00 PM
This is one of the most beautiful poems i have ever read. These words allow me to relate on quite a personal level. Lovely talent you hold.
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Date: 10/18/2018 11:12:00 PM
Beauty n charm from a truly talented poet. Blessing.
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Date: 10/16/2018 10:13:00 PM
Dream catcher stargazer moonwalked I follow your floating footsteps in the vast expanse called space but gravity is the monster that propels objects apart. So
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Date: 10/16/2018 6:00:00 AM
Silent One, You are displaying a deep pain that transcends words, overflows a heart and disables a mind! A powerful imagery and a wonderful rendition! to my fave. list. Shine in the beauty of silence.. My deepest regards. Be blessed always.
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Date: 10/14/2018 11:56:00 PM
I am just in awe of this, it literally brought tears to my eyes. You know, you always were a very good writer, but I truly think you have improved so much over the past months. This is beautiful.
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Date: 10/13/2018 10:16:00 AM
Sparkling introspection, SO!! Your thoughts shine w/cerebral intensity and visceral empathy. Your nitro ink moves the creative needle of my time machine. Ty for the muse burst of elevation. A great poem on so many levels. Love and more love always, brother.
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Date: 10/13/2018 7:46:00 AM
Painfully poignant....I think this is one of your best...all the insecurity in longing so lovingly expressed...A fav.
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Date: 10/10/2018 10:13:00 PM
The echoes of her tongue, something I am quite familiar with. Awesome SO...great stuff...Charlie
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Date: 10/10/2018 2:22:00 PM
I don't know how you manufacture so much brilliant wording. YOU are an amazing artist to read!!
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Date: 10/10/2018 1:54:00 PM
Excellent write. Very creative and insightful. Great pen.
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Date: 10/10/2018 10:10:00 AM
Your "musing" is not so simple. You have such a grip on emotions. So enjoyed this.
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Date: 10/9/2018 8:21:00 AM
As always , truly brilliant and heartfelt poetry regardless of the form used my friend. A fav... Sending you a pm too
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Date: 10/8/2018 9:06:00 AM
Wow. 'Tears forming a river with no ships'. But when we do not close our eyes, the cornea dries out and we cannot see any longer. Which actually (as you might allude to) can be less painful. Thank you for posting this poem.
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Date: 10/8/2018 9:02:00 AM
Silent One.. you write with a beautiful and creative pen. You create a scene where you control the emotions of every reader who enters into your haunting story!
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Date: 10/8/2018 7:43:00 AM
A beautiful pen; a couple of my favorite verses: "could have formed a deep river, but no ship sailed upon it, to carry me to her" This is such great imagery. "I asked the moon why? but clouds covered his expression." This is wonderful!
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Date: 10/7/2018 10:58:00 PM
So beautifully haunting...silent memories...they tear us apart and keep us going :) Bravo Silent, have a great day :)
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Date: 10/7/2018 3:47:00 PM
Love your profound and inspiring poem ,SO, It is truly moving....
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Date: 10/7/2018 1:36:00 PM
Silent One, your breathtaking and sadly beautiful poem is emotionally haunting and tragically evocative. Metaphoric beauty and heartache is expressed with your smooth poetic flow like a deep poignant river my friend.. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Date: 10/6/2018 6:00:00 PM
This poem rushed like a river over a waterfall, nicely done!
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Date: 10/6/2018 2:26:00 PM
Hi Silent, you use free verse to its full extent. I have always believe that free verse gives a poet more scope in whatever they do. You use this scope to its full extent, and sometimes beyond. There is always something of interest within your work. Your words hold the reader within your thoughts easily, they paint such vivid visions, playing with the emotions of the reader. You are indeed a wordsmith. This is another excellent piece. Have a wonderful end to Saturday. Your friend always...Mike.
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Date: 10/5/2018 3:23:00 AM
Your words electrocute my soul...
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Date: 10/5/2018 5:05:00 AM
Electrifying....
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