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  Last Hour
by Robin Ouzman Hislop
Friday, May 06, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Last Hour.

Before the last hour of the flower
Bids adieu, now is the time all sailors
Should jump ship, desert for desert isles

Whose loneliness lingers in the bower
Solitaire, long after that last hour.
To & fro sways the paradoxical
Absurd world manifest historical
Unto that last hour of the flower.

Who sighs at you from every street window.
Heralds yesterday as though tomorrow.
But today, blooms & wilts to stay no more than
To the last hour, a brief world to scan,
Where all see it blow but to none is known
the secret, neither hidden nor yet shown.

Copyright Robin Ouzman Hislop 2005
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Reviewed by Anne Brooks 8/8/2005
Touching and sad poem: life is a gift to anyone and anything;it can be taken away at the snap of one's fingers. Your poem expresses this fragile nature of life..Anne pawlak.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/8/2005
Wonderful....I adore this write of yours...love n luck...BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by Lori Moore 5/7/2005
Very nice.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/6/2005
Ah beautifully written, this was lovely

Reindeer
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/6/2005
Love it.
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