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  A Stone’s Throw
by Patrick A Granfors
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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You picked me up like a pebble and tossed me into the pond

I could still feel your voice as I skipped across the glassy surface

Creating dazzling ringlets one by shimmering one

Each expanding towards infinity

Until they began to merge

Crushing momentum

Absorbing the magic of reflection in motion

Masking my descent

To the silent depths

Of torment

Lamenting now

What might have been

Was just a stone’s throw away

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/19/2012
Excellent, Patrick.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/18/2012
Very kool write, Patrick....love the pic too!

Anna
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 6/15/2012
PAT ... WELL DONE!

REMINISCENT OF 'THE ROAD NOT TAKEN'
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/15/2012
Now this is classic! It beats my relationship poem that I'm posting tomorrow all to hell.

Ron
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/15/2012
Funny, I was just showing my grandson how to throw a rock so it skids on the surface of the ocean. Your poem touched me so.
Your lines were felt within my mindseye as I read them, I could almost put myself there...
Amazing poetry, Patrick!

Peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by Michael Hollingsworth 6/15/2012
Excellent! Thank you.
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 6/14/2012
And perhaps the better for it *Patrick*
writing superb poetry about it....

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 6/14/2012
Nostalgia en gros, things that might have been, thank God for who you are now, we'd miss ya, had you turned out different, and then?
and then? and then? And..... Hugs!
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/14/2012
Patrick,
a stunning poem, beautifully written.
Budd
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 6/14/2012
Kind of like sitting in the barber's chair with a full length mirror before you and a full length mirror behind you and, there you are, actually seeing yourself as your "what might have been" seen, literally seen from here to eternity.
Mark
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 6/14/2012
is this the view from the glass house? or a hell low from the nether regions? Either way or any which way you look at it, the imagery and the metaphor are superb! Nicely penned, Patrick...

Sorry for not commenting more on your work, but I've been swamped with work of my own lately... just finally getting back to reading and commenting... hope you are well, though.

Roger
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/14/2012
You have written a marvelously deep poem, very deep indeed prolific Patrick ~
Christine
Reviewed by pat medlin 6/14/2012
not expecting serious ...this was very good patrick...luv sseeing different sides of you...p
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 6/14/2012
Ain't dat da truff?
Reviewed by Richard King 6/14/2012
"..What might have been - Was just a stone’s throw away.." Aaaaahh, and so it is with so many of life's gifts, just out of reach.

Nice one Patrick. Dick
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/14/2012
Next time I will just throw u directly and str8 down, making one wave & you will sink to the murky depths....;-)

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