|Reviewed by Amor Sabor
|The many faces of relationships and this one leaves me feeling sad as the response allows no room for healing and as if love had no effect regardless. Excellent work and imagery.|
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
|It seems someone is unable to accept the love the narrator wishes to give (and receive, in return). One senses the sadness. ~Elizabeth|
|Reviewed by Sheila Roy
|Interesting piece, Dawn. I couldn't help but think of my grouchy hubby at first. Hugs,
|Reviewed by Axilea MU
|There are two things that seem to walk hand in hand here: a sense of sadness and the sparkle of wisdom. A short piece that leaves the reader with a very clear impression of what is going on.
|Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
|beautiful wisdom in the end-such a freeing realization!|
|Reviewed by David Maclellan
|The melancholy tone of your words suggests a longing for a deeper involvement in a relationship with love reflected short. I have been there and was not strong enough to bear the pain that indifference brings. A tragically sad piece Dawn, I can only hope it is not autobiographical.
|Reviewed by Rose Rideout
|They say there is no two people exactly the same, so I guess you are right Dawn, Separate Souls. Great write.
Newfie Hugs, Rose
|Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
|Yes. To be enmeshed is unhealthy. We can only watch others' struggle if that is what they want to do. Well penned. Thank you, J'nia|
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|Spot on, but so well-conceived and expressed, dear Dawn. The pain lies in our feelngs of helplessness - what a woman's heart often cannot cope with! We long to be able to "cure-all" with our love - even if what we perceive to be "wounding" is just dispositional or temperamental - i.e. just not a problem to the person who experiences it. Very much admire the comparative brevity to convey such an often thorny issue. xx|
|Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater
|A personality has to be free to live, and the personality of the one who loves this person has to realize what you say in your last stanza. Unconditional love has to be...it just has to, Dawn...be well.
|Reviewed by Kenny Moon
|The theory is that women talk to bond with the other person and men talk to pass on information merely. There's a grain of truth here, as some guys seem totally devoid of the capacity to show tender feelings.|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner
|Brings to mind, Gibrans, The Prophet.
Wise and poignant. But no one should ever be captive.
It takes two to be so erudite.
|Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
|deep thoughts Dawn, when you feel like that remember life is the mirror and is showing what is lurking within your conscious and subconscious, then give those feelings to the holy spirit to deal with..less wounds, more love :)|
|Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
|Detach with love, that's all we can do sometimes. Excellent piece.|
|Reviewed by Christine Alwin
|So true Dawn, we are all wrapped with an array of paper... What is inside? Only the one wrapped really knows, not even the one unwruapping knows...hmmm??? am I confusing..lol...anyway Great work as always~|
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|I can see that you have come a long way in understanding your relationship with him. It is a very wise and mature way of dealing with this..knowing and understanding that you can love each other under any type of circumstance. Yes, you are only responsible for your own joy and cannot really make anyone else see or feel this..they have to do the work themselves.
Love the ending, Dawn, impacting and real.
Peace, love and light,
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
|This is a fantastic poem. I understand this so well, how words and pure joy in life can fall flat against another's ears.
You have such a gift for the one who can't feel because your light, hence your life, will be like a glowing mist all around you.
|Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
|A meaningful write with a wise ending. Seperate minds, seperate souls, but shared lives... We are never a "complete" unit with anyone but God.|
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|Man, oh man. The last two line. Excellent writing. Heartfelt and deep. Sadness reeks here. Almost painfully.|
|Reviewed by John Bidwell
|I felt so gripped by this, it can mean many things to different people. A real soulfull piece. Outstanding.
|Reviewed by Liana Margiva
|'Until I realize, loving you, does not make me a part of you'--------I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva|
|Reviewed by George Carroll
|To love and not be loved in return is a painful exercise in life.
|Reviewed by John Flanagan
to reach out and have no response, no reciprocity.