Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,721 Points (25th March 1943)

A Gentle Voice - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Speak not, to me, of mundane things,
The daily chores, which dull the mind,
But converse with a gentle voice that sings,
As if all the golden thoughts you find,
Have materialized thus, on scripted wings,
Leaving one's humdrum life behind.

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about A Gentle Voice by Ernestine Northover

  • (6/14/2019 7:06:00 PM)

    pretty sense of being moved by song and poetry- very nice and true: thanks! (Report)Reply

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  • Don Kubicki (6/13/2019 3:56:00 PM)

    Very nice. Almost iambic tetrameter. Good to see some poetry on this website. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2017 11:54:00 AM)

    Very nice. And I know the feeling. I'm not a small-talker. (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (10/4/2017 4:56:00 AM)

    A fabulous little piece of work...! I loved the fascinating line, But converse with a gentle voice that sings. Congrats (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (2/17/2016 7:07:00 PM)

    But converse with a gentle voice that sings,
    As if all the golden thoughts you find,

    Very very nice poem scripted wings.......... wonderful.! ! tony
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  • (6/2/2015 10:26:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing. This is a truly inspiring piece.10/10... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/17/2015 1:58:00 AM)

    A lovely poem Ernestine. A gentle reminder to transcend above the mundane conversations. Thank you (Report)Reply

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  • (6/23/2009 11:43:00 AM)

    When beauty is written by the heart of a natural poetess such your lovely self Ernestine....this is what we come to find....a bloom of freshness with a warmth of the golden sun......beautiful in every way.........a pleasure to read your genius qualities my dear friend...10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • (3/15/2009 3:26:00 PM)

    How very beautiful. Positive in message, concise in content. Very nice. (Report)Reply

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  • David Threadgold (9/27/2008 7:36:00 AM)

    Hi Ernestine. What a way with words you have and how you manage to say so much whilst saying so little. Thanks for the pleasant read. Regards Dave T (Report)Reply

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  • (7/16/2008 7:46:00 AM)

    An uplifting thought very nicely expressed.

    Ron
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  • john tiong chunghoo (3/23/2008 12:30:00 AM)

    with that you readers fly into your poetic realm. great write ernestine, thanks for leaving such encouraging comment on my latest poem, flowing with the tide. thanks and happy easter. (Report)Reply

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  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (3/6/2008 4:57:00 PM)

    a gentle voice with gentle thought....that's what we need. (Report)Reply

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  • Andrew Blakemore (2/25/2008 12:28:00 PM)

    Wonderful, classical writing here with a beautiful flow. Well written. Andrew x (Report)Reply

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  • (12/31/2007 3:24:00 PM)

    A poets poetry ernestine in such a gentle voice (Report)Reply

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  • (8/23/2007 7:54:00 AM)

    i can feel its gentle words tothe letter, Ernestine..Gentle is the right word..this piece of yours is very beautiful! (Report)Reply

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  • (8/8/2007 4:47:00 PM)

    You must aim higher to achieve.Theres much more to life than daily chores and soap operas (Report)Reply

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  • (2/15/2007 5:04:00 PM)

    a beautiful piece of work, Ernestine. (Report)Reply

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  • Melvina Germain (11/11/2006 8:49:00 PM)

    Oh yes, this poem is surrounded with positive energy. Thankyou Ernestine------Melvina--- (Report)Reply

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  • (6/22/2006 7:19:00 AM)

    Oh Ernestine... such beauty!
    Best
    CJ
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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