Sandra Fowler
W. Columbia, WV, USA
Tuesday, July 4, 2006

A Call For August Comments

Rating: 3.5
There is a blue fragrance, essence of dusk.
The smoke of last things lingers on old clothes.
Sun has become as rare as goldenrod.
I call for August, but no answer comes.


Sandra Fowler
John Oconnell 12 August 2010
Scintillating with no word wasted.Thank you for sharing this gem.10 Best regards, John
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Marieta Maglas 23 April 2010
wonderful meditative poem about the nature, lovely to read
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Sally Plumb Plumb 16 October 2009
My golden rod has gone to seed.
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Raj Nandy 01 July 2009
The poetic imagery of the last line, tenderly touches my mind! As lengthening shadows point towards home, an eternal refuge for my chained soul! 10+ -Raj Nandy
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Mamta Agarwal 18 June 2009
I call for August but no answer comes- such an achingly beautiful line. that's life. how through unusual images you convey the impermanence fragility of life. sharing ourselves with someone who understands is deepest human desire. i have read it second time. your poetry grows on me as a reader. thanks Sandra Warm Regards Mamta
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Yelena M. 14 April 2009
Melancholic, but so sunny melancholic, Sandra! :) As in all your poems, you capture certain moments with the beauty by your soul and express it in unique picturesque lines.Just exceptional(applause! ! ! :) Best wishes and thank you. A.
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Deva De Silva 18 March 2009
Stemming from nature itself… lovely sentiments!
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Andrew Blakemore 15 March 2009
Excellent as always Sandra, you paint such beautiful scenes. Best wishes, Andrew x
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premji premji 25 February 2009
sandraji, you are none but mother nature...... it is very difficult to find out the discription of a tree or flower from the writings of an urban writer............ you are someone livin in tandem with nature...........
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Mamta Agarwal 15 February 2009
we look longingly at what has gone, resist and then accept. your images are surreal and expression so very serenading, it simply enthralls and touches with its depth of meaning lots of love mamta
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Alison Cassidy 04 October 2007
This haunting poem is filled with the rich colour of Autumn. A reluctant acceptance of life's inevitable decay, your images continue to delight and your lyrical words rock the reader like a lullaby. Beautifully sad. love, Allie xxxx
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Bill Grace 15 September 2007
P.O.E.T. (Echoes) Bill Grace
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Roy Storey 07 August 2007
3 nice poems my friend. ill wish you goodnight Roy.
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Leonard Daranjo 25 July 2007
Whatever you describe could be either smelt, tasted, felt or seen. Your messages are wafted across on a gentle wind. You make sure that a reader uses every faculty to receive your message in its totality. Take care.
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Raul Castelan 22 June 2007
You also know symbolism which is very good to use. The reason why I read this is because I was born on that month. You are also good with detail. BRAVO! ! !
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Bob Oldfield 12 June 2007
The inevitability of the passing of time, the rolling of the seasons and the onset of a fading year, and the turning of the pages of one's life....beautifully encapsulated and exquisitely put. Great stuff! Bob
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Not a member No 4 05 May 2007
Dense with compelling imagery, and heavy with a sense of time lost beyond recovery, seasonally and on the scale of the writer's life - with an underlay of the loneliness such loss implies. A truly exquisite piece of poetry! ! xx jim
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Sophie Collins 15 April 2007
fabulous use of imagery; i love the line: 'there is a blue fragrance, essence of dusk'! A very well written poem. Kind regards Sophie
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Jim Foulk 05 April 2007
yes a call for august, a good title for a great poem. loved this one very much.
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David Harris 01 April 2007
Sandra, a beautiful picture painted with words of imagery. Just loved it. Top Marks from me. Thanks for sharing it my friend. David
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