AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  R. Glenn Brown, iDilip Dahanukar, iM. Andrew Sprong, iBurton Wolfe, iFrances Seymour, iJoe Bueno, iCatriona King, i

  Home > Romance > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ronald Dondiego

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 123 Titles
· 755 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

   newsletter

Subscribe to the Ronald Dondiego Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
Ronald Dondiego, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Popular Poetry (Romance)
  1.  As Two Bodies Merge
  2.  How Much I Love You
  3.  In a glimpse
  4.  When You Kiss Me
  5.  Violet Eyes
  6.  When Love Dies
  7.  Keepsake
  8.  Enclose Valentine Love
  9.  A Chapter of Us (Book of Love) To Tiana
  10.  No One Else But Her
  11.  I Trace Her Smile
  12.  My Vision of Love
  13.  When the Heart Soars (Dedicated to Tiana)
  14.  Valentine notes
  15.  Lovers delight
  16.  The Aura of Love
  17.  Scented with Love
  18.  Love The Hard Way
  19.  The Taste Of Love
  20.  Keep Half My Heart



Loneliness And A Sigh
by Ronald Dondiego

Wednesday, October 02, 2002

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Ronald Dondiego
•  The Letter
•  The Black Crows
•  If A Song Could Rise
•  A Million Faces In The Crowd
•  BLOOD MONEY
           >> View all 99

Ah, the autumn wind
And the whispering
Burnished leaves
Will be gone
Tomorrow
 
And in their place
Will be a chill
And a note
Stating that love
Was only borrowed
 
So sweet a memory
Should not have been
So Dark a night
I wished would end
Before it had begun
 
When you told me
That your love
Was lost
I felt colder
Than a graveyard stone
 
But even though
I loved in vain
Still, I've no remorse
For it is better
To have loved
And lost
 
Then not to have known
Your love was all

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 10/24/2002
I love these lines":

And in their place
Will be a chill
And a note

The title brought me in, to an oblique sadness that ends...thankfully.
Reviewed by Caryn Day-Suarez 10/9/2002
Love the last two lines...they say it all!!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 10/4/2002
Sad, but very, very beautiful. ~E
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 10/3/2002
enjoy with the softness of your fonts it added to the mood
goodjob!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/2/2002
lovely poetry...
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 10/2/2002
Absolutely beautiful….So gentle it almost floats…Thanks, Dani
Reviewed by Sirrus Poe (Reader) 10/2/2002
Hello Ron,

I agree with the others this is very well done and the flow is almost perfect. I say almost perfect because of the punctuation that is inserted into the poem. The two that you have seem to hold up the progression of the poem. If they were removed the reader would then choose to pause when a breath is needed or when they feel a pause is required. In this way you give the reader total control. ALso the one after "still" really seemed out of place. I see this is included in a book and congrats on the publication. Take what I say and either trash or keep it, just my humble opinion. I liked this and those are really small nits. Keep up the good work. I look forward to reading more.
Reviewed by Linda Hill 10/2/2002
Incredible write!
loved this!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 10/2/2002
Beautiful write this is
loved the images in verse and how it flowed so well.
Peggy
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 10/2/2002
Stirring poem sweets! I'll have some new works out soon.

Love, Janet xoxoxo

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.