Sandra Fowler Poems
- (1) Before The Music Ends Words paint a fragile picture of ...
- Paper Birds Our minds have become intimate with words. We ...
- Autumn Friends If one could bridge the distance with a word, ...
- A Cloud Portrait Arms hold the soundless music of the ...
- (1) A Friendship Bridge You made me love the teachings of ...
- A Cricket Sang Good Luck I sat against your knees all ...
- A Word And A Flower You claim my thoughts, Though you have ...
Sandra Fowler born in West Columbia, WV February 4,1937. Has been writing poetry for almost fifty years.Associate Editor, Ocarina from about 1978 to 1989. Had a poem nominated for The Pushcart Prize,1998. Wazir Agha dedicated his Selected Poems to her in 1998. Interviewed by skylark Purdue university Calumet,2000. Honorary Doctorate, World Academy Of arts and Culture,2002. Wall Of Tolerance ... more »
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(1) Before The Music Ends
Words paint a fragile picture of the dusk.
I think them to a poet far away.
The light shines dim upon my windowpane.
A few tears fall like blue rain in the mind.
Our time has been short listed by sunset,
No matter that the weather has its way,
The stresses live within their measurement,
And distance is a gift we give ourselves.
This moment is designed to be as spare
And elegant as winter's old, gnarled trees.
I trust you to translate my whispers, Friend
And send them back before the music ends.