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by Tinka Boukes

Wednesday, June 09, 2010
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On the edge she stands

           Emptiness deep inside
      A ocean of pain without end 
          On numb feet she stand

        A frozen shadow of doubt


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Reviewed by m w 6/21/2010
The heart knows no time when love lives within
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/17/2010
Such a contrast between the interminable "waiting" for the sudden appearance or interjection of what is hoped for or expected, and the perpetual ocean of tears and pain keeping her on the edge. You capture a state of counterpoised limbo that inhabits many of our lives in some shape or form, Tinka, but, even with numb feet and dead legs, we seem to manage to hang on. Very powerful writing. Glad to see you back on the move in the Den again! :)) xx
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 6/11/2010
I can truly feel the sadness in 'waiting.' It is a hard place to be ... wondering, wondering, waiting, waiting.

God bless you,
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 6/11/2010
A very heart-tugging write Tinks...beautifully written. Glad to see you back, you have been missed.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/11/2010
Painful write, Tinka; but so beautifully penned! Well done, m'dear!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :(
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/9/2010 times so difficult....beautifully written, nice to read your work again.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/9/2010
The sense of dispair and heartache as one continues to wait...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/9/2010
wonderful sense of emotion and depth of feeling!
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 6/9/2010
well Tinks at least numb feet won't feel pain, good one. cheers
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/9/2010
Don't let her step off that edge...e
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/9/2010
As always Brown eyes, a well crafted piece of poetry. It is sad but you expertly created it to be so.

Reviewed by George Carroll 6/9/2010
This casts a dark shadow.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 6/9/2010
Tinka, I sense tragedy in the wings here. "on the edge she stands -- emptiness deep inside - an ocean of pain without end". Powerful lines harboring such grief and desperation. This is a moving work Tinka. May peace and love be always with you my friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/9/2010
Very nice, Tinka.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/9/2010
enjoyed the read!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/9/2010
Sometimes the waiting seems interminable and very painful. A moving and meaningful write, TinkaSweets. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by William Bonilla 6/9/2010
Good to read you again Tink......
Missed tour writing
been gone for a spell
back for while
Love & Peace be with you


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