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Author Name: FreeFirestoneFeinberg 10 Comments
Date Added: July 22, 2013 16:07:44 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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A word is but a silhouette --
b"h
7/19/13


A word is but a silhouette --
It says a part but not the whole --
And, too, a shadow -- given name --
Belies description of a soul. 

But words and names are all we have --
And so to use them -- well -- we try --
To spell the temper of a thing --
And tell the sparkle of an eye.
 
 


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Comments:
Comment By: FreeWide Awake on September 9, 2013 09:34:48 AM Report
Nice :O)



I like how you make the reader think deeply :o)


Comment By: FreeTimespell on July 27, 2013 09:51:39 PM Report
So say all of us


 ~T.S~

 

:0)

 

ps.... lalalalalala


Comment By: FreeBrian Dziokonski on July 24, 2013 04:08:28 PM Report
This seems familiar to me David. Maybe from back in my subconscious somewhere? It's simply a grand piece from a skilled "finished carpenter" poet. bri
Comment By: FreeBrian Dziokonski on July 24, 2013 04:06:56 PM Report
This seems familiar to me David. Maybe from back in my subconscious somewhere? It's simply a grand piece from a skilled "finished carpenter" poet. bri
Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on July 23, 2013 05:37:51 PM Report

Exquisite! 

 

Hugs~KD

Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on July 23, 2013 10:46:06 AM Report
I can relate to this wonderful write.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 23, 2013 10:34:35 AM Report


 You know I have written for years and so many times I struggle for some kind of direction..

So many words...so much to say and words just get in the way!!! I can relate to this poem so much....

 You just keep writing like you do your loyal fan!! Texas Hugs and Love ~ India

Comment By: Freeleahlopez on July 23, 2013 10:08:45 AM Report

Dave,

 

Many times I have tried to sentence my meanings, feelings but failed. Words can only be stretched so far but emotions is down to how we express them. Nice write.

 

MITZEE

Comment By: FreeRegina Woiler on July 22, 2013 07:45:50 PM Report
I fancy the ability to write so philosophically and succinctly.  You are a True poet as my friend Kenneth Smallwood would say.
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on July 22, 2013 07:33:36 PM Report

Iskender Mimaroglu would concur, for he said that words are the building blocks of ideas, that lead to sentences of logic and truth. Good show, Pyro.

 

Len





 


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