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Have You Seen Her?
by Tracey L Hardie
Thursday, March 03, 2005
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Have You Seen Her?

If you never saw her,
you would recognize her
by the presence of goosebumps
prickling with tingling coldness;
so cold, that the breath you held without intent
exhaled a mist of gray into still air.

Her touch....

She had surrounded you before,
each time leaving you a potpourri of feelings--
shaken, exhilarated, cleansed, and invigorated.

Closing your eyes
you try to visualize her
only to envision on the backside
of your eyelids;
images only like clouds--
gray and yellow as well as white,
that kaleidoscopes in and out of focus.

But there were moments
when you were so close to seeing her,
it was like watching a jigsaw puzzle
falling into place,
piece by piece,
painting an image of a forgotten dream.

But there is one piece missing,
always, one piece missing.

Once you heard her voice
soft, tender as if a whisper
kissed more than your ear.
Now you listened with ears straining,
shutting out everyday sounds;

the clinkering engines of new model Ts,
dogs barking at the newspaper boy
who forgot to deliver your Sunday paper
because he was taken by a pretty girl who smiled.

Sara, sweet Sara

Those sounds were garbled
like an un-composed symphony.

A stranger passed-by,
so you thought, until you felt
coldness skimmed across your arms,
Goosebumps tied-up knots
against old bones, you trembled,
it was then you realized,

It was March chasing the Lamb.
      

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Reviewed by Dale Clark 4/4/2005
This is a beautiful poem, how in the world
did I miss it. I really loved it. Great!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/15/2005
An enthralling creation that captivates and demands more than one reading. Thank you for this offering, Tracey. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 3/14/2005
You are one of poetry's greatest artists in word and whisper
Amor
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/7/2005
enjoyed!!!
"March chasing the lamb"
wonderful line and a really nice picture
Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci 3/3/2005
Hi Tracey,
This is filled with all the mystery your poems
always convey!

It is good to see you here as well!
Reviewed by Sandy Knauer 3/3/2005
Excellent! I never expected this ending.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/3/2005
Mysteriously beautiful!!

Excellent write Tracey!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 3/3/2005
A truly unique pen. WTG
Reviewed by George Jackson 3/3/2005
An amazing write. Excellent.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/3/2005
A mysterious utterly lovely poem Tracey!
What a great way to describe March

(month I was born;-)

Eileen
Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 3/3/2005
Very interesting imagery, Tracy and very creative too.

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/3/2005
haunting poem
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/3/2005
Oh yes here comes March roaring like a lion but leaving like the lamb a very interesting and well penned poem.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/3/2005
A truly captivating write, Tracey; and I truly enjoyed it.
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