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Author Name: FreeSilver Sun 21 Comments
Date Added: July 23, 2006 18:07:55 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Reflections of the Impossible
 
Ripples across the mirror; displacements
Of time render formless our human bond.
Vanishing, across the border of chaos,
All rational thoughts, like criminals, abscond.
 
I tried to decipher your distant gaze;
Those corridor'd eyes were no place to hide.
In the spaces where words commonly reign;
A single voice heard - the silence of pride.
 
Punctuated by apologies, torn
From me, in fragments of incompleteness.
Lakes of lightning illuminate the night
While I, in their sights, revel in weakness.
 
Now I have lost my quicksilver angel;
The moment we kissed was a moment too brief.
Clinging, to a tattered robe of recompense,
How could she ever know of my belief
 
In the impossible?
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAntony Frank on October 5, 2006 08:21:19 AM Report
Unique, excellent again.

 

Antony.

Comment By: FreeHelen on October 1, 2006 04:14:37 PM Report
This is like rock poetry. I love. I am saving to my favorites. Amazing.
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on September 11, 2006 12:38:24 AM Report
OK, OK, I have become an admirer! Again, incredible write and another congrats on the award, Joe
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on September 1, 2006 02:31:34 AM Report

Congratulations! They should have given you two awards for this! *smiles* Very deserving!


~Barbara~


Comment By: Freesandeip on August 30, 2006 07:24:22 AM Report
"and careless whispers of my passionless heart,

bring to the mind inexhaustible pain,


a devious fire that smoulders the rain,


and yet again;life takes a false start."

 

....sounds familiar...and yet exquisite.

Comment By: TrialAnn on August 29, 2006 06:58:16 PM Report
Beautiful work James. Congratulations...:)


Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on August 29, 2006 12:12:40 PM Report
aye, you are not just a pretty face as they say up here. ;-)

I like your style of writing.....extremely thought provoking and run through with feeling

Ali x

Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on August 29, 2006 05:37:31 AM Report
Awesome write!~ Congratulations
(*Moon~

Comment By: PremiumRobertM on August 28, 2006 02:34:55 PM Report

Very nicely written. Clever and thought provoking. Congratulations.  RM.


Comment By: ModeratorJillian K. Alexis on August 28, 2006 07:17:18 AM Report
Congratulations James for winning a very well deserved award...Hugz...Jillian
Comment By: FreeAdri on August 28, 2006 05:09:45 AM Report
James, James, James...  You are wonderful, amazing, a real life POET...  You are like one of the greats... people are going to be talking about you centuries on...  Congrats on the more then well deserved award... 
Adri x

Comment By: FreeTobi on August 27, 2006 09:11:36 PM Report
A beautifully eloquent shaping of words used to express reflections of the impossible. I loved the form and rhyme scheme, it adds a deeper dimension to the words. Congrats on the award, truly well deserved with this poetic gem.

Comment By: FreeCynthia Jones on August 27, 2006 08:12:25 PM Report

Congrats on your muchly deserved award. *S* Whispering Winds


Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 27, 2006 08:10:17 PM Report
James:  congratulations on your Feature Poem Award.

 

Lady Dragonwyck

Comment By: FreeRandy Harrison on August 14, 2006 07:07:24 AM Report
James, you are truly a gifted poet. Your word selection is purely exquisite. I like the form you chose for this piece. IP lends well to a steady even moving piece, especially with the rhyming scheme. I did however notice that like a certain other British author (from the 16 century) you have a couple of lines with extra beats in the first Stanza. Line 3 and 4, where you talk about chaos and criminals. Genius!

Comment By: FreeGlata on July 24, 2006 05:20:48 PM Report
Beautiful! Love is fleeting...Yet without the belief in the impossible, how miserable would we all be?

Awesome job, James...

Glata

Comment By: FreeHeike on July 24, 2006 05:04:13 PM Report
James, this is a wonderful reflection on the transience of love... and I liked the way you break up the whole structure with this last, open, solitary line.
~Heike
Comment By: FreeAdri on July 24, 2006 03:01:58 AM Report

Impressively beautiful!!!  You know really how you pen a brilliant piece James.  It is such a joy to read your poetry... I give that same feel and intensity the old masters did...  Brilliant one, once again... I love it.
Adri x


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 23, 2006 11:16:00 PM Report
Now I have lost my quicksilver angel;
The moment we kissed was a moment too brief.
Clinging, to a tattered robe of recompense,
How could she ever know of my belief

 

In the impossible?

The very heart of you and your thoughts!! I love your poems.. Later She
Comment By: FreeRandy Harrison on July 23, 2006 10:21:22 PM Report
Nicely metred. Leads the reader right through to the end.  Well Done, Randy
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on July 23, 2006 07:05:15 PM Report

"Vanishing, across the border of chaos,
All rational thoughts, like criminals, abscond."  I really like that line, James.


Finding someone who shares your dreams is a rare thing. Sharing a vision of the possible is hard enough to pull off..IT would be great if you could put audio to your stuff.. Your poems cry out for the voice of a staage actor, to my mind...yer pal, len






 


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