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Silent Night

Espressos and explosions
Gun shots
Screams
Blood ebbing towards the lifeless drain
Then

Silent Night

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 2/19/2016 4:09:00 PM
This silent night is horrible, it makes me expect something bad to happen, makes me afraid of this silence, there comes a storm after all :( I like it!
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arthur vaso
Date: 2/19/2016 8:01:00 PM
Thank you was in part about Paris attacks!
Date: 12/17/2015 4:08:00 AM
lines with curves of wisdom and landscapes of awe! My mind is in a park of joy to how I manage selecting this page. Keep on writing dear poet and as always, a wonderful 7 without a doubt!
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:06:00 PM
You are so kind Funom, thank you
Date: 12/13/2015 6:10:00 PM
Unholy night? Ditto Andrea's comment. Loved poem of week also, great stuff here, good place to spend some quality time. Thanks for sharing. Gerald Oliver
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:08:00 PM
Thank you for such nice comments!
Date: 12/5/2015 7:32:00 PM
wow, how did I miss this one it leaves quite an impact. I just love short poems that are so powerful.
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:09:00 PM
Thank you Andrea! I have a few long ones with impact too! And oh I know you will love them!!!
Date: 12/5/2015 8:48:00 AM
The juxtaposition of explosions and espressos captures the shock and horror of it all. Then precious blood ebbing towards the drain ... And to imagine that all this is sandwiched between moments of serene silence! Powerful piece!
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:10:00 PM
Thank you Agona, I like your comments more than my poem!!!! :)
Date: 11/30/2015 7:58:00 AM
I was hoping this would be the traditional Silent Night. But yours is very realistic. To the point. Good write!
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:11:00 PM
Thank you, I went for the shock value! Lets see if I can remedy your hopes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S036PCddza4
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Date: 12/5/2015 8:52:00 AM
Me too! The turn away from expectation doubled the power of the line that followed.
Date: 11/30/2015 12:09:00 AM
A very strong and meaningful statement, Arthur. Brief but effective. Well written. T.J
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Date: 12/23/2015 10:05:00 PM
Thank you so much Teppo
Date: 11/29/2015 2:29:00 PM
searing and ominous, arthur.. briefly composed yet so meaningful.. huggs
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Date: 11/29/2015 11:06:00 PM
Thank you Nette, just a small one that popped into me head!
Date: 11/29/2015 2:03:00 PM
Unfortunately, either in the streets of Iraq or right here in the US, this is becoming more and more prevalent. Dreadful. It has to be said. Keith
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Date: 11/29/2015 11:06:00 PM
Yes, sad such senseless violence! Thanks Keith!
Date: 11/29/2015 9:37:00 AM
Now we have the horrible shooting in the states. It feels like the world is going insane.
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Date: 11/29/2015 11:05:00 PM
Yes, it seems so, however I hope that even we do not hear the good news, there is plenty of goodwill as well. No matter how beautiful a garden there will always be weeds!
Date: 11/29/2015 4:33:00 AM
Great to read you again Arthur!
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Date: 11/29/2015 4:05:00 PM
Thank you Jill, much appreciated!
Date: 11/29/2015 3:46:00 AM
WOW - I can say no more Bravo Arthur:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/29/2015 4:04:00 PM
Thanks Jan! :)
Date: 11/29/2015 1:20:00 AM
Had to read it a few times makes a big impact!
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Date: 11/29/2015 1:27:00 AM
Thank you Eve, was after hearing from victims of the Paris attacks.
Date: 11/29/2015 1:17:00 AM
Wow!
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