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Gazing Into the Night
by Tinka Boukes
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"Gazing Into the Night"


 

She gazed at her bedside clock

It was close to midnight

Did she lose consciousness for a while?

She did not know what happened

But she knew something was wrong


She forced herself to touch her face

Chills ran down her spine

She felt the dampness in her neck

And through wide open spaces

She swear she could feel a nudge

From someone somewhere out there

She gazed through her window

From where she could see the Southern Cross

And within every fiber of her mortal heart

She could feel the pain on missing out

And from the deepest part of her soul

She knew… and could feel

The pain of missing out

On a love just as bright

She did not know what was happening

As she felt the dampness

That keeps rolling from her eyes

And she knew

Somewhere somehow in her life

Something went wrong

Gazing into the night

Towards the Southern Cross

 

Copyright © 2007 Tinka Boukes
 

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Reviewed by HB Clayton 8/21/2007
A lot of hurt in this one. Beautiful Pen - HB
Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 8/18/2007
heartfelt writing Tinka...Great thoughts throughout the poem, loved the flow in reading your writings...Hugs and Love, Peggy
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 8/18/2007
poignant
Reviewed by M Flack 8/16/2007
Loneliness is a deep pain that can visit even those who are amongst family and friends. It is that small piece of our heart or soul that feels like it is missing something...

Painfully beautiful write...
Reviewed by Morning Star 8/15/2007
Beautiful expression of love that escaped
Within a gaze of the night!
Beautifully written poetic thoughts
Excellent imagery and flow and very intriguing piece!
Love Peace and Hugssss to you....Morning Star
Reviewed by Ari Puso 8/15/2007
gazing into the night
beneath the pale moon rising
a tiny seed has grown sturdy
sparkling moonbeams on its leaves
signify reflections of joy ahead
from a fuzzy light of hope
to silky shades of dawn
welcomes the grandeur morning sun
where her sadness disappears
emerge so bright is her smile...

beautiful write friend! Ari
Reviewed by m w 8/15/2007
What went wrong can be put right with love and purposeful prayer... Another great write Tinka
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/14/2007
Masterfully done! Filled with inner passion and insight.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/14/2007
So deeply felt Tinks I have a pain in my heart for you from this one!
superb poem!

Love and hugs,
Eileen
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/14/2007
This character you have created here Sissy is tactile and easy to embrace in the senses. Well done! Blessings and love from big bro ...
Reviewed by Dale Clark 8/14/2007
Missing out is a nightmare, perhaps
only the stars can heal you. I hope
so Tinky.
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 8/14/2007
I agree with Kate...this is a most 'intense' expression, and done well.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 8/14/2007
As we went over the churning waters of the Cape Horn, the Southern Cross was leading the way.
Tinka, you certainly knows your skies.
Georg
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/14/2007
Poignant and very "midnight", Tinks. Love the intensity and the deep meaningfulness of that Southern Cross. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/14/2007
Were you watching the Perseids? Just wondering...

in any event, a most beautiful write; very well done, Tinks! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/14/2007
Deeply touching Tinka. Beautiful pen.
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 8/14/2007
Ah yes! Beautiful write. R
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 8/14/2007
Mystically charming!
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 8/14/2007
Missing something wonderful is painful. I loved the reference to the southern cross. It brought home all the pain of love. Victor
Reviewed by Art Sun 8/14/2007
A nice expression of love lost within a gaze of the night...enjoyable piece, Tinka...


Art Sun...
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/14/2007
Another powerfully sad piece, Tinky Belle. And I truly hope much brighter days and nights are ahead.
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 8/14/2007
Another beautiful offering from a beautiful heart.
Isn't the Southern Cross a beautiful wonder?

Walt
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/14/2007
The beuty of this write glows like the beauty of the Southern Cross on a summer night and shines on long after we finish reading it. The pain of realization that love can not be requitted only dreamed abou in the presence of another is a pain that never seems to end.

hugs
fee
Reviewed by Missy Cross 8/14/2007
Isn't it amazing how those insights become so clear with the night, and the stard? I shiver from the truth in this. Wonderful.
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 8/14/2007
Oh Sweet One! This beautiful write went straight to my heart! It touched me so because I can so relate to the feelings so wonderfully expressed here! LOVE YA! SC
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 8/14/2007
Very powerful write Tinka. The music certainly brought out the sadness.
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/14/2007
Your romantic heart bleeds in this powerful poem.
Reviewed by Ted Bossis 8/14/2007
So full of love <>Attached forever <>Felt by souls everywhere_{Only love -Ted}
Reviewed by Paul Berube 8/14/2007
Tinka,

Premonitions come with all types of inspirations. Bless You Always, Paul




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