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Unusual
by Tracey L Hardie

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Unusual

The day was ending quietly,
the phone never rang.
I sat on the front porch
trying to understand.

Clouds bellowed,
I noticed there were no birds,
silence with the exception
of a gentle breeze that stirred.

Was a storm churning,
raging in distant miles?
I thought about “you”
and our tribulations and trials.

We thought nothing
could change our path,
we knew our love
would always last.

The love lasted
but we did not,
time changed
the way we thought.

Why I thought of you now
in this moment of time,
left me to awed thoughts
until I heard the church bells chime.

I cannot remember hearing
them ring this time of day,
I thought how “unusual”
and my thoughts of you faded away.


Copyright 2002 Tracey L. Hardie

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Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
10-28-02


This Is One Of Your Best___

Thanks, Your Comments!

TRASK
Reviewed by Roger Ochs
Well done. Thanks for memories.
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell
Hi Tracey,

This is very good and I love, love, love this stanza.

The love lasted
but we did not,
time changed
the way we thought.

My best to you, Janet xoxoxoxo
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
terrible how what was once love can change
like the winds around us
Reviewed by Calendula Petal (Reader)
she looks like she is searching for someone.
This was enchanting.
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
What a masterful painting. Couldn't take my eyes away from it. And your feelings match the intensity of the portrait. Bill
Reviewed by Diana Bennett (Reader)
There are such a balanced range of emotions expressed. Very nice.
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader)
Poignant beauty of a write...
Reviewed by Larry Skahill
awesome
I heard the chimes too
Reviewed by Drkman (Reader)
tracey,
Thsi is a lovely write. Sad yet somehow calming. I like the flow and images alot.
Drkman

Reviewed by Drkman (Reader)
nice...I can almost hear the quiet...and the chimes
Reviewed by Jack Roberts
Tracey, I very much enjoy your writing.
Jack
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
Love the thoughts here contained.

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