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by Karen J. Cino
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Picture was painted by Ginger Marshall

In the shadows of a charcoal print
barely visible to see
lays a distant glow
a chance meeting
by an open door.

Lost in the confusion
of the moment
breaking free
yet wondering
what I left behind.

The mystery unfolded
days later,
with a sweet gentle voice
and the anticipation of a junction.
Greeted by a warm smile
my lips sweeping against yours
with feelings of wanting more.

Words are spoken
words are written
doors are opened
and music is playing
all by a single candle light.

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Reviewed by Bennett 6/15/2006
Reviewed by Cynth'ya 12/2/2005
You may be a bit young to recall this Sis Karen, but this poem and painting brought to mind the words of a song by "The Fifth Dimension" called "Love Lines Angles and Rhymes". . .part of the lyrics are below:

Love leads the lines of love in circles and angles
Love runs deep like a tunnel with a pendulum beat
That touches the heart in many directions
Moving the mind in silent reflection
Of the lines that touch the corners and fibers
Of the feeling that keeps running inside you
Cycles of fears with the longing and tears
Lettin' out the needs and laughter of
Sunshine, love shine
Touching the fibers of the feeling inside you
Letting out the things you hide. . .

The Fifth Dimension have commented for me on this. . . I can't do any better.
cynth'ya lewis reed
Reviewed by William Haynes 12/2/2005
The painting added a wonderful ambience to an exquisite piece of writing. I live in Missouri but my heart remains in New York.
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 11/27/2005
Dear Karen,
Thanks for posting a review to my last poem (not really a poem but a thankful message). I thought I'd pop in and read your poetry and am so glad that I did. This is wonderful. It is clear that you're greatly talented and I look forward to reading more...and more
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 11/23/2005
Karen, this is the softest, most relaxing write I've read so far this morning. A gentle breeze. I enjoyed it. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/20/2005
Absolutely correct. Love the conception of this write!
Reviewed by Suzy Karnow (Reader) 11/20/2005
You are a wonderful poet!
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 11/19/2005
absolute perfection here!
really grand ppoem here!
peace and holy blessings to you',
Rich Criso
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara 11/17/2005
Mmmm I did indeed love the very soft romantic feel I got reading, from reading this piece! Your words chosen like the beautiful subtle colors of the painting pictured! BRAVO!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 11/16/2005
You have captured and shared an incredible moment through your verses. Thank you, Karen. Love and peace.

Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/15/2005
T e r r i f i c
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 11/14/2005
Simply outstanding!

Love & Light,
Reviewed by Janet Parker 11/8/2005
This is beautiful and says so much. I don't believe in accidents. The mystery in the drawing, a coming together that was meant to be. So much can happen "all by a single candle light."
Reviewed by Constance Gotsch 11/8/2005
I like this. It reminds me of O Henry's The Green Door. A chance prompt leads to a chance encounter that saves a life and sparks love.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 11/8/2005
Hang on a mo' Am I missing a word here? My lips sweeping against your???? C'mon do tell.

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