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  About Loving
by Georg E Mateos
Monday, October 26, 2009
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Rice paper and brushes, hands writing with the movements that only butterflies can do so slow, like colored shadows of a secret garden with the murmur of whispering voices...


I am a old oak tree which you came to
in summer for its shadow,
but was ignored all winter long.

A butterfly from Japanese garden of old,
the one you always expected,
the one samisen string talked in a song.

Fingers of the sun when winterís cold
try to grab the solitary heart,
a piercing arrow that let our the warmth.

Samuraiís katana silence cutting through
little geishaís sorrowful tears,
I, the old oak with a tender shadow for you.

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Reviewed by JMS Bell 11/1/2009
Reviewed by Art Sun 11/1/2009
A very exceptional work Georg...

Truly nice...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Cryssa C 10/29/2009
Beautiful... I love the accompanying photo as well. It really sets the whole poem off well.

Reviewed by David Hightower 10/29/2009
Georg - This has an Asian tone which suits your subject. Especially liked the personification in that last line,

I, the old oak with a tender shadow for you.

- David
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 10/28/2009
Splendid images here Georg. J'nia
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 10/27/2009
Even an old oak needs to be loved, and so you are. Patrick
Reviewed by Rebecca McKeehan 10/27/2009
Georg, this is gorgeous! Rebecca
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/27/2009
dear bro Edvard, you are such a tender loving man,this poem shows your passion and sweetness...
Reviewed by Ray { The Great Canadian Buzzard } 10/27/2009
Wonderful write Georg, I enjoyed it and the music just set the perfect mood
Have a great day
The Buzzard
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 10/26/2009
Dear Georg, this is the human lack of care for nature, but the heart is always warm. The human mind is many times isolated and sad waiting for spring to come. Nice poem. Love emile
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 10/26/2009
perfect words, perfect music, perfect picture. LadyJ
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/26/2009
A little different for you Georg but I loved it, very far Eastern with just a hint of the unusual.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/26/2009

This is gorgeous! You took me to a beautiful place with these tender, yet graceful lines of strength. I am in your debt - I concur. One of your (many) bests. Domo arigato. =]

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/26/2009
You always take me by surprise with this tender, beautiful poem, it, a keeper for sure.

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 10/26/2009
How tender, how perfect. Sometimes without the shelter of the oak the butterfly would not survive.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 10/26/2009
Herrgott, ein echter Romantiker. Wer haette das gedacht? Wunderschoenes Gedicht!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 10/26/2009
Oh my...this is breathtaking sweet always such a pleasure to read your lovely writing..stay safe and well I will see you soon at your castle dressed in LACE...... cant wait ...Hugsss
Reviewed by D Johnson 10/26/2009
Georg, I regard this as one of your very best, and there have been many 'bests'

Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 10/26/2009
A space of reflection your shadow prostrate unhurried, undemanding, just giving, a sweet peace of the heart. Blessings! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/26/2009
I agree Georg, you are indeed an Oak tree in my eyes. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie hugs from your friend, Rose
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/26/2009
Beautiful piccy and poem, Georg; very nice! Well done; bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 10/26/2009
Interesting that you use Oak Tree to describe you, I have always thought of Oak Trees as the most stable tree on Earth. It has everything, beauty, strength, protection and heart. You certainly are an Oak Tree Georg!
Very lovely poetry and a very caring and loving man wrote it!
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 10/26/2009
A novel in just a few lines..stunning!
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/26/2009
Georg, this is so lovely.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/26/2009
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/26/2009
Beautiful little piece, Brother, as is the enchanting music!
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 10/26/2009
embracements of love truly are in our surroundings
& your thoughts expess the evidence of love's presence
through this beauty we all can see with more clarity
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