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Narcissistic Water
by E T Waldron

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
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i let my mind wander over the
stream of possibilities while the
ripples of distress weaken my will
knowing, water that is warm and
loving, can become cold and distant
leaving me in the shoals,empty and
pondering, how some people act with
the same indifference that water does
which just keeps flowing along in its
own comfort assuming that it is a
blessing to all, just because it's there
which wouldn't be bad if you could
partake of them, but both wear a
sign that says "No Wading'


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Reviewed by Katherine Chandler 5/24/2007
A thought provoking poem, Eileen.
I've often wondered why some folks
seem distant and lifeless. Life is
hard enough - we're told to make
lemonade with lemons. Not a bad idea!

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/23/2007
some people act with
the same indifference that water does

Much Food for Thought here, Tiger Lily.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/23/2007
I would tell mi mind to go looking for a bridge.
Nice wander.
Reviewed by M Flack 5/22/2007
So true. Just when you get where you dream of being. Some kill joy has got there first and put up signs. Great poem...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/22/2007
Most enjoyable write Eilleen
thanks for sharing

love & Peace
Reviewed by Joyce Devenish 5/22/2007
I love it. Beautiful work. Regards...Joyce
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/22/2007
What a beautiful photograph!!! This one is more philosophical, choosing the paths to take. Pondering is not such a bad thing if you are pondering what is yet to come.....Enjoyed!

Be safe,
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 5/22/2007
It is true that some people imagine themselves to be as omnipotent as the streams that take their course no matter what tries to lure them from it, the difference being, without water, we will perish; and without love, our lives will be without colors. It is not really about how much someone loves us, as it is about how much we love another, for our sweet and colorful memories come from what we felt in our heart and not from the passing moods and billowing egos of others. We certainly can get over them, but unfortunately they cannot ever get over themselves...and the water will find its way to the end of its journey and have little to show for where it has been. Very nice offering, Eileen.
Take care,
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/22/2007
Just wonderful...Hugssss
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/22/2007
Excellence bar none, Eileen, from your golden pen; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 5/22/2007
Expressed well my friend, your openess and warm sincerity shines through and can be felt within every line! Enjoyed as always a pleasure to stop by your den!
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/22/2007

Beautiful lines say it all: perfection!!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 5/22/2007
E.T., this is prolific & says so much in such simplicity...the voice you have in this is fantastic! I enjoyed it much.
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 5/22/2007
"i let my mind wander over the
stream of possibilities while the
ripples of distress weaken my will"

Your words begin with that which immediately opens the reader up to a great write...and then you invite us to see that too much time sitting on a your own fences, regardless of the fence gets us no where...sink or swim, and spend less time worrying about how you might appear...
Excellent and quite thought-provoking...

For some reason or another this reminded me of Adam Sandler in the movie "Billy Madison", when he says...
"Stop looking at me swan!" LOL!
Love and Peace~
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/22/2007
You said it so well!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Dale Clark 5/22/2007
Eileen, "No Wading" is a powerful
You've expressed yourself so well
as always. Excellent!
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/22/2007
I like the comparison as only you can portray it.
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 5/22/2007
Poetry that is true
Brings a heart beat
A memory to keep
And this you surely do.
So open and honest
Your poems always touch me
This one knocked me out!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/22/2007
wonderfully expressed sentiments
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 5/22/2007
Wonderfully articulated and penned poem. GBQ
Reviewed by richard cederberg 5/22/2007
Sugar Chum ...
Your heart is open in this one. A lot of people are afraid of being hurt or used, so they just put up road blocks and signs to keep others away, or at a distance. I have a propensity to be insulated from a lot too because of how I've been wounded in the past. It's not good for the heart to be so insular - we need one another, and we need love and acceptance from one another, irrespective of our short-comings. You Rock!

Light and Wisdom and Love ...
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