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Solitude
by Tinka Boukes

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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~Solitude~


 

Propositioned passions torment me

Conversation dulls me to inner wit

Why do I listen to thee in solitude?

Hope laid waste like winter solstice

Kneels me to dreams now faded;

Being taught on how to die –

Like fallen leaves flaked in time

Now whispering in frozen graves

Dwelling in the midst of vengeful sages

“Ach!  der ist bald allein!”

My self-portrait canvasses like a snowy-slope

Its pain crystallizes in a whitened dell

No half-truths, no half-reasons

A short retirement urges a hasty return

All too reverend, somewhat visually impaired;

When dwelling on companions gone

Away!  Away!  To a new solitary place

Perhaps to a home where memories stalk

Umbrae as-to a shadow-less shade

In solitude, a constant vigil I will keep.

 

 

Copyright © 2006 Tinka Boukes & Dennis O’Bell

 
 


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Reviewed by Carole Mathys 2/16/2006
Absolutely beautiful, Tinka and Dennis!
love and peace...Carole
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 2/16/2006
A beautiful picture and wonderful write (loved the German input:))
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/16/2006
In solitude, a constant vigil I will keep.

Sometimes that's a place where we must all take refuge, until better days arrive.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/16/2006
Reviewed by Only A Poet 2/16/2006
very heart touching and beautiful Lady Tinka and Dennis.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/16/2006
Yes...this is infinite and honest in it's tale of lonliness and passion for the love that may have been or may be yet. Hope so vague yet so valid sitting in the wings. I love this one Tinka.

Felix
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/15/2006
Solitude can be found anywhere, even in a crowded room...just have to allow it to do so...ed
Reviewed by Saul Logan 2/15/2006
Love the solitude...keep up the vigil...
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 2/15/2006
Better N Better Z Better Best,i.e. Almost Compassion...

TRASK
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/15/2006
Tinka,

That picture is gorgeous, and so are your words; well done! Love the musical accompaniment (spelling)?

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Steve Joos 2/15/2006
Great imagery. Good job Tinka. Could you tranlate the German phrase, please?
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/15/2006
Ditto...damn good work, girl.
Reviewed by m w 2/15/2006
Superb verse,,, honet reflection
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/15/2006
YOU really are back to showing how great and diverse your poetic skills are.. I love this...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/15/2006
I agree with George and as a reader I am enjoying this challenge you seem to have made to yourself :-) Wonderful write.
Reviewed by George Carroll 2/15/2006
You are dealing with a host of different subjects lately which is refreshing and expands your poetic talent which seems to be boundless.
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 2/15/2006
I felt a sense of peace while reading thi piece which wa quite refrehing to my soul. The mot inner part.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/15/2006
Such beauty within this poem of pain. Your Mise is alive and well these days, Tinka.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 2/15/2006
Solitude can be a great place to gather our thoughts and initiatives, in preparation for a renewed course in life Tinks
Thought provoking collaboration
Love
Peter
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/15/2006
Your collaborations are powerful and beautiful!

Love,
Eileen
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