Sandra Fowler
W. Columbia, WV, USA
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A Taste Of Going

Rating: 3.3
The glamor of the sun on old tin roofs.
I wonder why the moment seems so lost?
Long shadows follow summer into time.
The taste of going is the taste of wine.

How intricate to trace rhythmical moves
Into the deepening dusk of old.lost loves.
West has become the circle of our suns.
Friend, light itself will see the patterns home.
Previously published, Skylark, Purdue University Calumet
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Cindy Kreiner Sera 10 June 2009
Nostalgia and sadness, beautiful words from begining to end - another treasure
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Alison Cassidy 17 October 2008
Your poems would be enjoyed and understood by one unfamiliar with the English language - such is the musicality of your verse. You play your words like a master musician and lift the spirit of the reader with the glorious sound. Another poetic prelude to treasure. love, Alison ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
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Bill Grace 20 September 2007
Typo period in line 6, I think. Love the last line which I consider a statement of noetic theology being the spiritual but not necessarily the religious. Bill Grace
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Mary Naylor 03 August 2007
How beautiful! Existence and human love are woven into one subtle, lovely tapestry. It seems to me, time is a shadow, spilling and reaching over all!
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... Sheila 15 May 2007
Very nostalgic...and I love the title. You certainly have captured the 'Taste Of Going' with your lovely wording of sentimental thoughts. It's sad but beautiful all at the same time.
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Melvina Germain 29 April 2007
'The glamour of the sun on old tin roofs' Nostalgia, I love that. You do have a way with words Sandra, your work is precious to say the least.--Melvina--
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William Jackson 28 April 2007
I love the way your poems engage the senses and draw the reader back to specific places, people, past experiences, or revelations in time. Your poetry is grounded. I like that. I love the line 'The taste of going is the taste of wine.' This is a thought provoking poem. Great write!
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Brian Dorn 20 April 2007
Sandra, your poetry always leaves a wonderful aftertaste... great, as usual! Brian
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Jim Foulk 07 April 2007
a great write, a piece of art.
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jim hogg 28 January 2007
Truly evocative of the sense of this life slipping away. Sharpening of senses, the sweetening of all its flavours. Top quality writing.
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