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Words do not do justice to you...



Same?
 
Are you still the same as you were
Before
Each new day lost its charm
The sun lost his warmth
The moon lost her luster
The stars were extinguished
One by one as my tears fell on them
The birds ceased their songs
Morning and night
Became the same
Days became insignificant
Life lost its luster
B
ecame mere existence?
 
Are you still the mystical goddess
Who enchanted my spirit
My mind
My soul
With an aura of acumen
I’d never acknowledged in anyone else?
 
I am a rudderless ship
On an uncertain sea
Without your presence
Please pardon the clichés
 
I would settle for a telepathic thought
From you
Or a fragment of a dream
 
I shall not talk of love
Of your heart-stopping beauty
For these are for another time
Another realm
 
 
Copyright © Regis Auffray
October 2004
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Reviewed by lois christensen 8/18/2014
I can tell this came from the heart. Love the photo.....reading into this more than I should, but cannot express much about it.
Reviewed by JMS Bell 9/6/2010
REGIS...YES! A MASTERFUL PRELUDE...A DELICIOUS PIECE OF CAKE, WHICH LEAVES ONE 'YEARNING' FOR MORE... FOR THE 'ICING', THE WORDS ABOUT "...HEART STOPPING BEAUTY AND LOVE..." WELL DONE AND SO APPRECIATED. LOVE AND BLESSINGS, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/10/2008
Regis,
This poem has an exceptional mixture of nature and emotions. Beautifully done, with a strong sense of longing. Hugs.
Sheila
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 12/13/2007
BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very nice!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/24/2005
nicely done
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 1/30/2005
Regis this is Heart wrenching. The way you have the way the heart darkens is remarkable. tears putting out all the stars. Just answer me with telepathy. This is aboslutely amazing and so sad. written truly from a darkened, broken heart. Are they still the same? Good question.
I love this. Absolutley Love it.
Love Tracey xoox
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 12/7/2004
Yearning as a part of love is thoughtfully expressed. R
Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 10/28/2004
well done
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 10/11/2004
great epoetic expression heart felt. G
Reviewed by Peter Paton 10/9/2004
Simply divine Reg...
Hauntingly sad and emotive...
You craft the most wonderful and incisive romance..
Peter
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 10/8/2004
wonderfully beautiful and so heartfelt Regis...
blessings to you...my friend.
Reviewed by Crystal-Rain Love 10/8/2004
Beautiful, but of course- you wrote it.
Reviewed by andrea coltman 10/7/2004
Fabulous Regis, this is so full of passion and sorrow...best wishes Andrea
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 10/6/2004
You are penning emotions with great delicacy here, Regis. Isn't it terrible to wake up one morning to notice that something has changed - suddenly gold has lost its shine. Is the change in us or the other person? You are raising wonderful questions in your deeply honest poem. Take care, Franz
Reviewed by Reginald Birch (Reader) 10/6/2004
Lovely poem Regis, exposing love still haunting a soul.
Peace to you my friend,
Reg.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 10/6/2004
nice poem regis
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 10/6/2004
very touching...rejoice in the time spent
for life is too short and she may come again.....
very nice one
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 10/4/2004
Sublime prose, Regis. Powerfully moving, masterfully penned. Much enjoyed re-reading is beauty!
Best,
Carolyn
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 10/4/2004
Absolutely charming poetic lament

Gina
Reviewed by Sue Hess 10/4/2004
i may have missed you friday but i wouldn't have missed this for the world, it is one of the most romantic, wistful poems i have read in a long time and the form you use flows off ones tongue...this is truly excellent poetry
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 10/4/2004
Such a lovely and romantic poem Regis, absolutely beautiful,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 10/4/2004
This romantic poem is also from another realm...heaven.

Beautiful beautiful beautiful poetry Regis!
Best wishes
from
Kay
Reviewed by Ken Colonsay 10/4/2004
a good love poem, regis, evoking the ache and the pleasure of attachment.
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 10/3/2004
Love the photo, this poem has a scifi feel to it. I like it. :o)
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 10/3/2004
Stunning sincerity in this passion filled poem. Great job, Regis.

Carmen :-)
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 10/3/2004
Exquisite poetry, Regis. This touches the soul's depths.
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 10/3/2004
How romantic Regis!
Yet, sad too.
I am so glad you are writing again.
Becca
Reviewed by William Bonilla 10/3/2004
Regis this an
awesome write
like the way you play with words
somehow, you give them dignity,
worthy of your poetry.

William ....Peace
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 10/3/2004
How DO you do this, Regis?! Even in the most disarming of apologetic, you are totally sincere, totally lucid and vulnerable. Totally brilliant diamond-write as usual that emites piercing rays straight into heart and mind - even whilst you express feelings of being, perhaps, "dulled by pain". Your poetry is never a blunt instrument... I am reminded that diamonds are in fact used in some way in the performing of heart surgery: can't figure quite how, but your words seem to have the same effect! Your stripped-bare-and-naked writes bring out the lover, mother, friend and sister in all us girls, for sure! Just melting, Regis, thank you. LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 10/3/2004
You will win a few hearts with this one.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 10/2/2004
I love the pulsing quality of this poem, its undulating lyric flow. And I'm sure lots of women on this site echo Susan Barton.
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 10/2/2004
hi Regis. where've you been? this one captivated me, swept me off my feet then left me stranded at sea with the searchlights on. loved the "I would settle for..."
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/2/2004
Very romantic, sad write!
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 10/2/2004
I would settle for a telepathic thought
From you
Or a fragment of a dream

Amen!
Reviewed by Karen Chalfant (Reader) 10/2/2004
Great poem, Regis! Very heartfelt....
Reviewed by Linda Roman 10/2/2004
Lovely....
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 10/2/2004
Wonderful, Regis!! You really put the poignant melancholy into this autumn seasons windy-twisty flavor... The slow, sad memories were palpable and aching.
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 10/2/2004
Regis...WOW!
I have to agree with the Ace on this one...it is both
stunningly creative, and very passionate.
I'm glad I stopped by your pages!
Reviewed by jude forese 10/2/2004
stunning, passionate poetry ... really like the metaphysical ambiance to it ...
Reviewed by George Carroll 10/2/2004
Romance is in bloom in this delightful dream
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 10/2/2004
"I'm a rudderless ship on uncertain seas"...fantastic phrasing. Regis, you are always a delight to read. We've missed you around here! Hugs, Michelle
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/2/2004
Regis how often I have had similar thoughts, but could never
put them together as you have in this Striking poem! It really
gets to the point beautifully! Hope the message gets through;-)
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/2/2004
Pretty, Regis, good to see you as I have missed you of late...Peace friend, ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/2/2004
This is par excellence Regis!!

Stunning my dear friend!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/2/2004
I would settle for a telepathic thought
From you
Or a fragment of a dream

Many would do the same from a goddess, Regis; a most interesting and hearfelt write.
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 10/2/2004
One breathtaking pen Regis.
Reviewed by Sarah Tagert 10/2/2004
unique write Regis. Thanks so much for sharing it w. us!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 10/2/2004
Is Not It A Shame Not Matter What Change It Still Remains Same !

Romantic Unique Write Of True Another REALM!

TRASK
Reviewed by Monette Bebow-Reinhard (Reader) 10/2/2004
Makes me feel as if an ancient love, in memories of an innocent time, have rekindled your soul. Thanks for sharing your poetic genius, Regis!
Monette
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/2/2004
(((o, regis)))

loneliness drips from your pen, your heart must be broken :( i'm so sorry this happened

and the imagery is incredible--tears extinguishing stars, one by one WOW

(((((((HUGS))))))) and love, karla. :(
Reviewed by Lori Moore 10/2/2004
This is beautiful. I can't wait to enter that other realm.
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