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Ritual By Night
by Tinka Boukes
Monday, April 11, 2005
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Another word challenge at


"Spirit Musings"


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"Ritual By Night"


 


With stygian voice so malevolent and dark


As a sacrifice to the Tempest


Lightning strikes in darkness


Deep within motion of the night


A sickly smell of death


Embrace the air


Upon pyre


an effigy burns


as the fumes assault her senses


wispy smoke to imbue


and enters the


Dimension of life light and grave


Tangle with demons


and lives to save


Amulet in hand


The only hope


As ripples of blood mingles with sand


Flow like a ghost rivers


Freely from her face


Then from a distance


Celestial …angel of light appears


Ignite the spirit with power within


A propitiatory sacrifice of hope


Another ritual by night


 


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Reviewed by Nordette Adams
WOW! Tinks. Darned good. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
Holy Guacamole, Trish!! I love this! Dark, mysterious, languid with rich images of demon-love; simmering torridness and wonderful timing and cadenced flow fly into the gargoyled castle I keep in the shuttered part of my mind as:

"As ripples of blood mingles with sand
Flow like a ghost rivers
Freely from her face"

A beauty of a piece, rich and provacative. :)

Erin
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
Very Beautiful, Tinka
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader)
Tinka
This is excellent! Deep dark haunting and still light.
Excellent! Bravo! Poetry is beautiful.
Thank You.
I can really feel the feeling in this one.
Tracey
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Excellent poem to meet the challenge, Tinka. Very nice package, too.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
Profound, and outstanding Tinka...

Hugs, Carole
Reviewed by E T Waldron
This one is super special Tinka! Outstanding in every way!
Brava, Sis!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Quite a poetic ritual, and quite a powerful challenge entry, Tinka.
Reviewed by William Bonilla
well Penned and profound

William ....Peace & Love
Reviewed by George Carroll
Your poetry has found a new demension that is so wonderful to read. Such depth boggles my mind and the format is fantastic also.
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Tinka,

"Ritual By Night" augments your propensity for profoundness and inspiring awed intensity in your poetry ... your poetic talent is tantamount to your exceptional creative ability!!

Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
thought provoking
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader)
lots to think about here - thanks!

SueB
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
excellent write, tinks; brava! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in america, karen lynn in texas. :D
Reviewed by Paul Williams
Oooeer a deep dark write here Tinka.

Paul;-]
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