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Author Name: FreeRoger Bacon 22 Comments
Date Added: August 31, 2006 11:08:07 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Night Sky
I remember the full moon
as a pearl door knob I turned,
and you, behind that door,
brighter than a thousand stars.
But now tonight,
off in a distant corner of the horizon,
a lamp burns
long after day hands sky to night,
and you are there
in the dim glow passing by.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on September 8, 2010 09:25:12 PM Report
I like how you drew the connection between the moon and a pearl doorknob...this poem is full of soft images and textures...so much like love.
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on January 9, 2009 10:32:56 AM Report
Your phrasing reveals a touch of magic, Roger. I admire your choices. You can express the most intimacy with the fewest words of anyone I know. I love your work. Not just this one, but this one as well. ML
Comment By: FreeJanice Herzog on December 12, 2008 02:46:24 PM Report
Dear Roger:  Short but oh so sweet.  Nicely written.  Love, Janjan xoxo
Comment By: FreeCathy on June 11, 2008 10:43:42 AM Report
I love that you put nature with love because without nature love is weak and unnoticed Such an inspirational poem of love just touched the heart with every word
Cathy

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on August 6, 2007 07:43:16 PM Report
WOW Roger, this is awesome! You must enter this in the Featured Poem Award contest, it is a poem that needs to be recognized. I love the progression within this poem (both as a reader and a friend)...your presentation is top form...instead of a weighty approach to fading love you have made it full of fading light...it feels soft to me, like the wound has healed without even a scar.

 

Excellent work! I'll save this gem as a favorite of mine.

 

~Barbara~ 

Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on July 9, 2007 03:42:08 PM Report
beautiful
Comment By: FreeWhiteOwl on May 26, 2007 12:37:03 AM Report
Excellent !
Comment By: FreeMichael on May 25, 2007 10:12:47 PM Report
Yes, the light of love shines ever bright thru the day and past the night. A very romantic poem, Roger. Be well, Michael 
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on December 7, 2006 07:42:33 PM Report
Very touching write Roger, Oh for another opportunity to make it right,

                                          Alas, we were ships that passed in the night

 

Great writing Roger.   Henry

Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on November 26, 2006 09:04:46 AM Report
OH, this just made me want to cry.  How our life can so slip into dim passing, so quickly, so easily.  Wonderful as always Roger. *smile* ~Pam
Comment By: Freeaaron payne on November 16, 2006 06:22:54 PM Report
good work.  it seems rather sad to me. more along the lines of admiation w/o attainment. aaron
Comment By: FreeHelen on October 6, 2006 07:45:21 AM Report
I love the feeling of sweet longing the poem is filled with...
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on September 24, 2006 05:18:20 AM Report
oh such sadness....

emotive and skillfully written

Ali x

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on September 16, 2006 04:35:26 PM Report
"I remember the full moon

as a pearl door knob I turned,

and you, behind that door"  I absolutely love that image...Fine stuff, Roger...len

Comment By: FreeCheryl Greenwell on September 12, 2006 02:42:27 PM Report
this is really good ...I like it...C
Comment By: FreeTiffany on September 5, 2006 07:49:50 PM Report
Wow. This poem is absolutely magical. Well done
Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on August 31, 2006 07:42:47 PM Report
It seems there is.....always a new way to say it. You've done it with eloquence and beauty. This is poetry.......Thank you, jp
Comment By: PremiumRobertM on August 31, 2006 07:27:14 PM Report
Very nicely written. Short and very sweet.   RM.
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on August 31, 2006 03:53:22 PM Report
Gorgeous Roger! I love it and your name is all over it. Here is why YOU are one of my very favorites.

~Cindy

Comment By: FreeLubaina on August 31, 2006 03:00:19 PM Report
Wonderfully written.



Thxx for sharing.



Lubs.


Comment By: FreeKevin Dutton on August 31, 2006 12:10:52 PM Report
Nice write Roger, good stuff.

 

Kev

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 31, 2006 11:52:36 AM Report
Roger, Wow... I just love your love poems so soft and so soothing... just lovely as can be... Have a great day my friend..hugs ~ Scarlett   She Whispers




 


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