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Dark Shadow Night
by Tinka Boukes

Sunday, January 08, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Dark Shadow Night

I’ve seen you as a friend on lonely nights
And like a child
I try very hard
To capture time with my hands
As special moments we share in verse
I reach out to you and you touch my heart
Some people will never understand
The meaning of love in poetry or song
I listen to the music in dark shadow nights
I see your face in the dark
And it fills my heart with delight
As I slumber in my thoughts
I look for you in the shadows
I want to grab and hold on to
The perfect melody of your song
That takes me to you in shadow lands
Wherever you are tonight!!
Once again I try to capture time
Like a little child in my hand
Just to be with you…
As you slumber in my thoughts
Thoughts gone far from here

Into silent land… dear gentle soul
You have taken me by surprise
You captured my heart

Copyright © 2006 Tinka Boukes


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Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/9/2006
This has the longing for a soulmate like the heart longs to be home... the song of the restless spirit that roams the worlds, physical and spiritual, looking for that haven and sure anchor in another mirror image. And how often we think we have been mysteriously touched in such a way, but can't think who has done it or how... your words open up the Pandora's Box of the pursuit of the twin-flame... I think... not that I know anything much about such things, but seems this way to me. Filled with awe and wonder... and that sharp intake of breath! Beautiful, thank you. Kate xx
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 1/9/2006
Beautiful poetry Tinka. And I love all your artwork that you have been sharing ... you are very talented.

Love & Light,
Reviewed by E. Richardson 1/9/2006
mmmm...this is very nce....softly romantic and a beautiful blend of art, written and drawn.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/9/2006
A touching, romantic offering Tinka, I love the soft melancholy feel of this and peace

Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 1/8/2006
this was so touching, and so obviously is wonderful to find a simpatico soul in the wide expanse that is the unknown...great expression, Tinka!
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 1/8/2006
I love the way you write romantic poetry best.Beautiful words Tinka.
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 1/8/2006
What a lovely write, and the accompanying artwork is very good-beautiful shading and coloring...a gentle and sweet offering. Love Michelle
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/8/2006
Romance so very sweet..
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/8/2006
As you capture the imagination and the wonder of love in this poem. Well done dear Tink.

Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 1/8/2006
Oooooh my! Such an intimate and deliciously tender poem! Well done!
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/8/2006
Splendid romantic write and the art work is exceptional.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/8/2006
Very nice grouping of words that are very uplifting and genuine.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 1/8/2006
Exceptional write Tinka
Very intimate and endearing
Your artwork is very symbolic !
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 1/8/2006
Okay, poet... love your way. :-)

Reviewed by Lori Moore 1/8/2006
I love the romance.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/8/2006
I feel embarrassed to read this, like I'm intruding on your tryst.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 1/8/2006
Beautiful, Tinka.

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