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The Whisper of the Silence
by Rose M Rideout

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Fred & I just arrived back from our trip home to Newfoundland and it was beautiful. Ten years since I've been home and I took over 200 pics to use for poems. I've added one of my favorites here. This is a picture of Rocky Harbour,one of the prettiest places in Newfoundland.

The Whisper of the Silence

August 10. 2010
By Rose Marie Rideout


Through the stillness of the mist,
Flowing through the mountains,
A soft gentle whisper is heard.

It’s calling us back home again,
To the beauty of the Island,
Heard clear through every word.

Like a ghost that’s come to haunt me,
Through the years that’s long gone by,
I miss the Island & my home.

I look upon my photos,
See the beauty I’ve left behind,
Left feeling an emptiness & alone.

I saw the faces in the mountains,
Felt Angels within the air,
Surrounded by the childhood memories.

I know one day I’ll return to the island,
If for a visit, to rekindle another time inlife,
To hear the whisper of silence in the breeze.




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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 8/25/2010
Beautiful photo and writing, Rose.
Reviewed by Selena Dobbin-Gillis 8/23/2010
A fabulous write again dear sis, and the picture is also breathtaking.

Love you,
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 8/16/2010
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THIS BEAUTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by William Bonilla 8/15/2010
a wonderful write Rose
Peace be with you

Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/14/2010
Welcome Home Rose!
The Photo Is Stunning & Gorgeous!
Your words too speak beautifully inside:
"The Whisper of the Silence"

Love & Inspiration
Looking Forward to Your Photos!
Reviewed by D Johnson 8/13/2010
Very touching the picture.

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/12/2010
Rose, this is breathtaking both your photo and your poetry..It makes me want to travel to this magical place.

Welcom back,
Peace, love and light
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/12/2010
I've been to Rocky Harbour and it truly is an amazing place to visit! The scenery in Newfoundland is rare, rustic and captivating!!! I think everyone should visit our beautiful island at least once in their lifetime .....cause there's really no place like it! Well done, Rose, and welcome back!

Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/11/2010
Just beautiful, Rose...and good to have you back on the Den.

Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/11/2010
Gorgeous picture and poem ~
I want to get up there to visit the beauty someday soon.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/11/2010
I know about that type of silence, in fact I wrote about it recently...beautiful shot too & looking forward to the rest of the 199 shots you took...ed
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 8/11/2010
What beautiful, profound words, Rosie. Great poem that brings me to this lovely place that you love so much. Living where I live, I know that I will never see Newfoundland and, to be honest, until reading your words I really didn't care. But now, though I know I will never be there, I am sad about this.
Your friend, Mark
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 8/11/2010
So very lovely Rose
Reviewed by Paul Berube 8/11/2010
Beautiful, Rose. God bless.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/11/2010
Beautiful poem, Rose; well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 8/11/2010
Beautifully written Rose! Sounds like your trip stirred many wonderful memories. Welcome back!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/11/2010
Indeed there is no place like home, Rose. I hope your photos foment great inspiration for you. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/11/2010
Very well expressed cuz and glad your trip rekindled wonderful memories but I am even more glad that you adopted Nova Scotia as your home away from home.

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