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Two Faces of Solitude
by Judith L Bailey
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A resonant heart can 'see' further than the eye. The writing originated in a hastily written email from my son. Its power was such that I wanted to share it here. Quite possibly it will resonate with your heart as well.



On my trip to Banning I enjoyed

A forgotten sense of freedom in solitude.


On my trip to Banning I found

An old friend who could not find joy in our reunion.


I found an old dog named Cinder who has become

The center of her focus.

--An old dog who barked at me the two days I spent there.


I found an old friend who is no longer able to cook or clean for herself.


On my trip to Banning I found a woman, a friend,

In a prison of solitude.







Copyright July 5, 2006 by Judith Leigh Bailey for James, Poet

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Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
Profound in its simplicity. enjoyed it.
cheers J'nia
Reviewed by Leann Marshall
People sometimes cling to odd things for odd reasons. My heart goes out to both. Thank you for sharing this, Judith.
Reviewed by Keith Rowley
A powerful sense of time and regret is embedded in this work.


Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
Judith, it is a pleasure to read your poems. Holly
Reviewed by Dawn Mullan
This work speaks volumes. Well done. Thank you, DL Mullan
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa damn familiar..

Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Simply said and so powerful in truth and honesty. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by James Nykolay (Reader)
Reviewed by Judy Meeker
Yes I agree simple but deep. A lot has been said in so few words.
Judy Meeker
Reviewed by jude forese
enjoyed the poetic simplicity yet profound statement ...
Reviewed by Robert Montesino
Your son appears wise way beyond his years & like you is gifted with his pen!
Reviewed by Joyce Hale
What a beautiful write, and sad.....

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Well said and done.
Reviewed by Lee Garrett
Eloquant and complex in its deceptive simplicity.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU

Wisdom and poetic sublimity abound in "Two Faces of Solitude".

It is always pleasant time to read Your works.

In gratitude,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
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