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Dark Night
by Tinka Boukes

Thursday, September 23, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Music "That silver haired Daddy of mine”

“Dark Night”



It was a dark night

With no star lights above

Holding your hand in mine

All I could hear

Was the roaring of the ocean!

I met with my only true love…”Nature” tonight




Mother Nature so dear to me




I swear

I will be nobody’s slave

For as long as I may live

As cold winds blow upon my only true love

A few drops of rain fall’ upon me

Oh she had wet my feet as she struck me

Brushing her shoulder upon the sand

No words were spoken

No vows were broken

In this dark night

With no stars lights above




Holding your hand in mine

And within my imagination

I see you standing there

As you sang to me

And made the words sound so sweet

I started to weep




May God protect you dear One

Where ever you may wander

And I will sail upon the sea

On wings of wind so fare

To a place where only you…

And sunshine await’ I swear

I will be nobody’s slave

As I await your return

Standing alone

On this dark night

With no star lights above



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Reviewed by K. Mulroney 8/13/2006
Asif you held my hand all the through. I even found sand between my toes!
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 2/10/2005

Don't know how I missed this masterpiece my friend - you are the poetess of the beautiful imagery; so vivid and descriptive as to place the reader in the poem - perfection!!

Best wishes,

Reviewed by Walter Jones 9/26/2004
For the wind reaches me as I sit lost in thought finding a poem floating on the carrier of time, excellent image and thought.. Walt
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 9/25/2004
wonderful and a joy to read and listen too. l G
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 9/24/2004
Sometimes I wonder if I see more or less than others. Haunting poem Tinka. Very well done. ~ Sara
Reviewed by William Bonilla 9/24/2004
Yes! another wonderful poem Tinka

love the sea, on a windy night
allow her to plash, upon my feet
as we walk along,
the sand, our feets will meet.

William ....Love & Peace
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 9/24/2004
enjoyed dark nights

take care
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/24/2004
Terrific stuff, Tinks! Well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 9/24/2004
This "Dark Night" brings light in mellifluous dews of grace, beauty, love and gratitude.

Another Flower from the garden of Your heart... "Dark Night", I list as one of Your top ten to date.

I salute You, Sublime Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU

Reviewed by Dale Clark 9/24/2004
Powerful and beautiful piece Tinky! Brava!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/24/2004
Love the descriptions in this write!!
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 9/24/2004
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/24/2004
Very nice.
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 9/23/2004
Tinka, this is a very beautiful poem
Reviewed by jude forese 9/23/2004
this poem is very beautiful and heartfelt, Tinka ... luv the imagery ...
Reviewed by Peter Paton 9/23/2004
A very good mixture of love and nature..Tinka..
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 9/23/2004
Nature, and beauty at its best Tinka
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 9/23/2004
Such beautiful write, Tinka. Thanks for gracing us with it.
Reviewed by ~Indigo~ Elga 9/23/2004
Dear Tinka,

wonderful imagery and super write, I found these two lines really amazing:

Oh she had wet my feet as she struck me

Brushing her shoulder upon the sand

warm hugs

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/23/2004
Hell of a nice curl, let me get my surfboard...Ed
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 9/23/2004
Tinka this is lovely.
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 9/23/2004
Tinka, an exceptionally well-penned write. Thanks for sharing it. Take care and be well.
Reviewed by P. Michaels 9/23/2004
Very pretty both music and poem. I like this one very much.

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