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When Did It Happen
by Tracey L Hardie

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
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When Did It Happen

I don’t know when it happened
or how, or when I created

the garden—
(a secret place
where I dare stroll daily
     remembering  and dreaming)


A place where
two glorious pure life-like statues
male and female
face each other
equally parted
north and south

surrounded
by trees and flowers which forever
bloom. And where a constant gentle
breeze sways leaves

to play a melodious lullaby
only lovers can hear.

It is here—
in this garden where I am free to feel
(like a flower blooming)
and to love you endearingly
without regrets.

It is also here, I realized
one-sided love is sometimes as cruel
as time and reality—
cleaving the heart
and leaving us impotent.

Years travel reprehensibly—
and my daily walks to this garden
have subsided to brief gazes
in its direction
only to acknowledge
a love           that once was….
   

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/14/2008
So easily a write to read and to relate to. One sided love feels sad and goes on in memory too.
Reviewed by Art Sun 11/17/2007
There is much reflection within thoughts....and when they express the view of memories passed they are more so...

a very nice work ...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/15/2007
I love it.
Reviewed by Edward Lupinacci 11/15/2007
OMG where do I start
Yes still sitting here just staring at this poem trying to come up with an objective review
But I just can't because my emotions are flooding through each word
smelling each flower I am in the neighboring garden can you see me waving and noding to each stanza saying Oh yes i know this so well
You have described so elegently what is is like to live with a burning love kept inside that will never be quenched
that bittersweet line that is walked cursing the reality outside the garden
This poem has become my all time favorite of yours
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 11/14/2007
The mysteries of your writes...haunt for answers and leave the reader hungering for more...beautifully woven expressions as always.
Amor
Reviewed by richard cederberg 11/14/2007
Your remembrance of this lost love is ruminative but it also touches the heart with velvet gloves. A poignant and sensitive insight that effectively captures the longing for the emotional beauty of what once was. Moving sentiment blessed by a dew of roses!
Blessings and Light ...
Richard
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 11/14/2007
Tracey I'm always so honored just to read your work. This is exquisite and heart touching. I miss you.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 11/14/2007
beautifully expressed and bittersweet
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