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Ann Piatt

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Hush
by Ann Piatt
Thursday, February 10, 2005
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The movie begins and his head tilts
backwards, pillow-bound,
eyelids creep quietly closed,
beautiful browns obscured

A deep breath, with shallows follow,
lips part to swallow sleep,
heart beats,  ribs rise,
even in sleep, he is so alive

Within me, there is a stirring,
I could call it affection, adoration,
yes, I could call it Love,
or simply, Life.

For when my head rests
upon his chest, an ear
pressed closely to hear inside,
I feel I finally understand peace

So often my fingers wish to capture
feelings mere words cannot,
I would put down my pen,
never write again,
in exchange for a lifetime
of unnamable thoughts



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Reviewed by jude forese 2/14/2005
wonderful poem ... don't exchange it ... continue to combine the unnamable thoughts into the power of words ...
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 2/11/2005
captivating indeed
so full in these words
enjoyed
Reviewed by Lori Moore 2/10/2005
Very nice write.
Reviewed by Dave Harm 2/10/2005
This is beauttiful...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/10/2005
This is a gem of a write!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/10/2005
Great jobo you did here Ann!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sue Hess 2/10/2005
you do an excellent job of capturing those feelings already, no need to put down your pen
Reviewed by A PAX 2/10/2005
beautiful
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/10/2005
I'd still hear someone un-wrapping, then chewing on everlasting toffees.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/10/2005
But you do pick that pen up again and write. This is a very powerful poem and well thought out.
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