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by Georg E Mateos
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
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While trying to resolve a problem for another poem (music background wise) I wish to share with you some thoughts about the future soldiers which will be send to senseless wars, no matter which color, nationality or credo, they are human beings with families...
Look at their faces and tell me if you agree to send more of our boys away...






The railway platform was full of people
like a garden with many colorful tulips
pressed together like that grandmother’s
with tenderness and thoughts old quilt.

Far away, at the end the, the loco churned
like an impatient bull ready and full of will
to take an imaginary bullfighter in front
taking all the passenger’s wagons with him.

Soldiers hanging from every open window,
giving to their sweethearts yet another kiss,
feeling in their hearts that pull of sadness but
saying, “soon I will be back, be faithful to me”

Love was pure, promising, painful and yet
as the loco whistle gave an hysterical scream
many hopeful arms shut up holding hearts…
the last farewell from the white handkerchiefs.





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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
These feelings are Heart-Stopping Georg!
YOU have touched my paternal soul with your vivid words!
Their expression and emotions bring our own tears falling!
STay SAFE! OUT to you All!
God Bless YOU one and all!
Write On!

Warmest Blessings and Inner Peace, Warrior Purple Passion Lady Sheexoooo

STay Positive!
Reviewed by William Bonilla
The feeling still resides in my heart
When my son was in Desert Storm (the first Iraqe War)
Each night we prayed for him with tears in our eyes
Hoping to see him soon
Dreams of him only brought tears
for I visioned hin as a child,
dressed in his Bert and Ernie stripe shirt
Peace Brother

William
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Stark but realistic look at the beast we know as war. I won't say all wars are not necessary for sometimes it is the only option when tyrants refuse to listen but wars of greed are all too often fought under the disguise of freedom. Let the youth grow up and the heros rest.
Well done Georg
Fee
Reviewed by E T Waldron
It wrenches the heart,as you describe it so vivdly!
No more wars!...ET
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
Deeply touching. Expression on their faces suggest send me not, send no more to war
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Oh God how I know that feeling and no enough is enough. All this senseless killing and sacrificing must come to an end before another comes home in a box and families only have a folded flag to embrace....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Cryssa C
Georg, I have missed reading your poetry! Time constraints have taken me away from the computer lately and I haven't been able to read and review many poems...

This one is superb! One of your finest...it flows with much emotion and the imagery is perfect. My favorite lines were the last two lines of the first stanza... Perfect description!

Cryssa
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
I am a peaceful person, I dislike war and all that it entails. I shall pray that we can live in peace and harmony like our Native Americans wanted so long ago.
Excellent poem as usual...
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
VERY NICE AND SAD!!!!!!!!!!! 'Many hopeful arms shut up holding hearts ..the last farewell from the white handkerchiefs'--------I LOVE THIS SENTENCES!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Hannah Dichterin (Reader)
A very lovely piece, and the picture matches very well. Unfortunately it can be describing soldiers from many wars, from many countries. "How many deaths will it take till we know too many people have died? The answer my friend is blowing in the wind"
Hannah
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
It is a scene that has gone on for far too long,, Emotions tug at my heart,, you displayed the toughest moment I imagine...
Christine
Reviewed by richard cederberg
Poignant! Grips the heart with a crushing truth. It's one of the conundrums of war you know ... we fight for the soldier next to us and we strive to kill those that want to kill us. Senseless, illogical; when will it end?
Exceptionally conceived ...
Reviewed by David Hightower
Georg - Truly profound and accomplished. This may be my favorite of yours. Perfect ending:

Love was pure, promising, painful and yet
as the loco whistle gave an hysterical scream
many hopeful arms shut up holding hearts…
the last farewell from the white handkerchiefs.

Especially liked the power of the last line and its image of the handkerchiefs. - David
Reviewed by Morning Star
This is a beautiful write
It a very sad and emotional piece

Soldiers hanging from every open window,
giving to their sweethearts yet another kiss,
feeling in their hearts that pull of sadness but
saying, “soon I will be back, be faithful to me”

This brought tears to my eyes and heart
Beautify words and a sad reality!
Peace Love and Light...And hugessss too…Morning Star
Reviewed by John Leko
...hearts of white linen surrender tears...to everyone so taken...away. This write of tender expression...speaks for many Georg...and your words find images that yet remain.
excellent work...
John
Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Feel as Mr. Ed. If more of your leaders sent their kids over there and had to worry and know the loss of their company maybe we'd do better at not sending young men over. Pres. Bush does not have his daughter's over there. Why? Some young women leave kids with their mothers and go over and leave husband's behind. It just does not seem fair to us.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Heartbreaking!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota
Very heartfelt George, the sadness pours out of every line. The picture is just perfectly matched...."Soldiers hanging from every open window,
giving to their sweethearts yet another kiss,
feeling in their hearts that pull of sadness but
saying, “soon I will be back, be faithful to me”
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Agreed - but there are those willing to go - powerfully penned sadness, in any event -

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
Good Morning Georg,
Of All Emotions Fear Is The Worst & Utmost Debilitating Thing To Feel. Many Hearts Cry For Them as this picture is pure emotion.
Embraced ~ Embrassé
Vickie
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
One would have to be insane to look at their faces and send our boys away... truly gut-wrenching, blessings Holly
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Penned only as a soldier could, brother. And I truly believe that if more of our leaders were soldiers themselves these days, our nation's penchant for more wars would be far less.
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