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  A Cycle
by William Bonilla
Thursday, January 13, 2005
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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Restlessly, I woke
In the middle of the night
One Day
Moonbeam shinning
Filtering through an open window
Blessing the darkness within
Nutralizing the shadows
That lingered without sin.

It was a beautiful night
Warm, silent, still
All around
Within I can sense a man
Sitting on a chair, next to my bed.

Even though
I am unable to see him
I could tell he was gentle
Big, no hair, bold that is
White beard, mustache
Just sitting there
Staring at me, going nowhere.

Haven't seen, his lips move
Yet I knew, he was talking to me
Or was he thinking out loud?
Said he remembered this night.

Sixty-two years ago
I had a dream, he said
Saw myself old, in a dark room
Sitting on a chair.

Didn't want to make any noise
Near the crib, I sat
Listening to my first born
Sleeping restlessly.

The fullmoon's, silvery beams
Shone through, the window blinds
Pilfering the glum
from within the room.

I gently took a peek
At the pride of my life
Unfolding
The blanket to see
An aging gentle of a man
Restlessly, trying to sleep.


By: William Bonilla
01/08/04





















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Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 1/14/2005
Wonderfully crafted, engaging piece, William. Bravo!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/14/2005
The imagery enhances the sentiments and meaning expressed in this offering, William. Thank you. Love and peace.

Regis
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/14/2005
William:

You have outdone yourself in this poem. Marvelously-written and very creative indeed! It has so captured my attention from beginning to end...and I really like the way this has ended!

Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 1/14/2005
William, Just simply beautiful poetry.

Lisa
Reviewed by jude forese 1/14/2005
outstanding poem! the cycle of life continues to reveal our inner nature ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/13/2005
Very well written...and the imagery so vivid!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/13/2005
William, a magnificent piece, one of those you read and re-read because it is such a joy...well done my friend

Peace and love, Carole
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 1/13/2005
All of life is a circle, William. Your poem tells this in an eerie kind of way. This is excellent writing.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/13/2005
Great imagery here william..
Reviewed by A PAX 1/13/2005
This is interesting
it could be about self
or parent
:)
great expression William
pax A
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/13/2005
This is wonderful, William and at the same time a haunting
of the similarity from child to man to like child again.
Superb poem!

Love, Eileen
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/13/2005
A truly captivating write, William; and I truly enjoyed this.
Reviewed by Janet Parker 1/13/2005
This is a magnificant poem. The imagery is superb.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/13/2005
Beautiful William.

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