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The Portrait
by Tracey L Hardie

Wednesday, December 08, 2004
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The Portrait

I’ve made so many mistakes…
careless, thoughtless, forgivable
and unforgivable.

Each shattered fragile truth
to silver streams of salty regret.

Silence is empty……so empty,
an abyss of pittance that wallows
between truth and denial.

As I stand in stillness
I wonder if the painter of my portrait
captured the gypsy of my soul?

The child who wanders in solitude
and cries…alone.


(written to a picture challenge - aka Solitude)


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Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 12/9/2004
You've captured her solitude, quite well Tracie. Which leaves the reader with wanting to embrace her.
Outstanding work.

Lisa
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 12/8/2004
Poem places thoughts of picture to the letter. Well Done
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 12/8/2004
When an artist is being true to the nature of painting the soul will be seen through the eyes. This poem inspires the truth. Great write.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/8/2004
Lovely write Tracey!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sue Hess 12/8/2004
this is very nice...it fits the portrait beautifully
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/8/2004
This is superb Tracie! Thanks for sharing it here too!;-)
Reviewed by Silke Lance, Dr. Ph (Reader) 12/8/2004
Very well written.
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