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  The long dim road, art by Arthur Wesley Dow
by Sandi Lyn Schraut
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

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the night a long, dim, road


 

Sitting alone in an empty house,
dawn yet hours away
thoughts like bouncy balls
reverberate off skull bones.
It is too quiet, to lonely
the night a long, dim, road
going night, by long night
into eternity, without a ripple.
Yet the life goes on, punctuated
brightly with an occasional visit
from grandkids who are a treat
and children who are
preoccupied with their own busy lives.
Sleep is finally an escape, from the stillness,
But the morning light brings a promise
Soon, it is again the quiet wait
yet another night to be endured.

 




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Reviewed by Barbara Terry 1/27/2011
Regis is right because I know I can identify with these words. You have writtern a very emotional laden poem for us to enjoy. Thank you for sharing.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/12/2011
I am sure many can relate to the theme that you share via your verses here, Sandi. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
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