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The cobblestone road
by Lily of Lough Neagh a.k.a C. Dennis-Woosley
Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Life is eternal, love is immortal, pain is suffering, resignation is understanding. ~Lily of Lough Neagh~


 The cobblestone road

 

Sauntering along the old cobblestone road

Grass flourishes amid the stones

Ghostly memories of what once was

Where once stood two contentedly

 

Sad shoulders now slumping slight

Which once before were strong

Long dress brushing the stones as she walks

Where occasional butterfly tethers a ride

 

Removing her bonnet

She allows auburn hair to cascade down

Over sad shoulders whilst wind tousles her tresses

Downcast green eyes fraught with sorrow

 

Time unearthing veiled matters

Tears descending lingering down soft cheeks

Droplets falling in slow motion

Pooling onto the stones of what once were

 

Resignation

 

Carolee Dennis-Woosley

August 16, 2012



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/18/2014
I find this compelling poetic account most moving and meaningful, Carol; your presentation brings tears to my eyes and a deep ache in my heart/soul. Love and best wishes,

xo Regis
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/22/2012
a sad and very thoughtful poem, Lily,
well delivered

john
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/21/2012
To feel such pain is never forgotten~hopefully it brings some kind of good thru it all!
Reviewed by JMS Bell 8/19/2012
WHEN WE HURT...WE CRY. THUS, HEALING CAN BEGIN AND HOPEFULLY, THE RESIGNATION TO...MOVE ON. A FINE SKETCH OF ONE DEALING WITH THE 'STONES' OF LIFE. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 8/19/2012
Beautiful work
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 8/18/2012
A bitter-sweet telling of a tale told before. Your approach makes it fresh again, and poignant all the same. You have a gift for romantic, lyrical writing that brings me joy each time I read it. Many thanks. Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/18/2012
Well written.
Reviewed by Diane Miller (Reader) 8/18/2012
A painful experience for this woman with a flavor of Ireland as the background. Well written and well expressed

Di
Reviewed by D. Vegas 8/18/2012
A sad poem with unknowingly circumstances.

Deborah
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/17/2012
I felt the pain of the Irish Laddie
while walking on the stones so uneven
*Carolee*

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 8/17/2012
Superb.
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 8/17/2012
Those green eyes!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Mark Huntsman (Reader) 8/17/2012
You touch every emotion Lilly, sadness, pain, joy, love in all you write. Again another great work from you

Mark
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 8/17/2012
a marvelous tale of a sad irish lady in a time everlasting by one who tells the story magnificently
budd
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/17/2012
Reads like a history of Ireland. A fiery breed tamed by loss and time.

Ron
Reviewed by S Bergerac (Reader) 8/17/2012
Very sad indeed my dear lady Lily. A vision of a woman in pain, my hope is this woman is not you. But wonderfully penned with good imagery.

I bow and tip my hat to you

Cyrano
Reviewed by Gail Delaney (Reader) 8/17/2012
This reminds me of how I felt as my ex-husband walked away Lily. This poem speaks to me. Wonderful vision of a sad woman who is suffering pain of the loss of someone she loved and is resigned.

Gail
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/17/2012
An extremely sad piece. Ghostly memories of things that once were can truly be so very painful.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/17/2012
Gorgeous poetry,Carole, and the pain and feelings are as real to the reader as they must be to the subject matter. This is just a great two lines in a poem that has many . . .

"Droplets falling in slow motion
Pooling onto the stones of what once were"
Reviewed by luka tomlinson 8/17/2012
I enjoyed the visuals here, you managed to create an aching timeline of fluent telling, well done.
Reviewed by Gert van Weenen (Reader) 8/16/2012
You are totally able to put yourself in place of whatever you write about.
When you write about love, you ARE love at that moment
When you write about sickness, you ARE sickness at that moment
When you write about sadness, you ARE sadness at that moment
This is what makes your poems so extraordinary.
Although this is a very sad poem, itís beautiful in all its sadness.
Every word is felt, all the deep and touching emotions. Every movement can be seen as if it happens before my eyes.

Wonderful Carolee
Reviewed by Ed J. 8/16/2012
A very sad poem but one should never give up. No stronger emotion exists than love.

Stay well and keep writing
Eddy
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