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Woman at the Window

The sunlight broke the silence of the glass To serenade the silhouette within. That time of day when swallowed doubts slip in Like uninvited guests, She gazes out the window After buttoning her dress, Reminded of the failures of her past. Copyright © 1997-2018 by Benjamin Toney. All rights reserved. Image credit: Woman at the Window by Jozef Israëls | Hamburger Kunsthalle Museum

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Date: 3/12/2019 4:27:00 AM
Very concise, leaving so much to the imagination and personal reflection.
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Date: 3/11/2019 2:04:00 AM
beautiful poetic expression
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Date: 6/12/2018 11:46:00 AM
Benjamin, this is stunning...and heart-breaking. Those last three lines really got to me.
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Benjamin Toney
Date: 6/12/2018 1:00:00 PM
Jim, you have been so kind and gracious to me with your comments on my poems. I appreciate your feedback more than you know. Thank you and take care.