Sandra Fowler

Rookie (February,4,1937 / W. Columbia, WV, USA)

An Enclave - Poem by Sandra Fowler

I leave you my abbreviated dusk,
A patch of blue upon a distant hill.
Fog fingers write my feelings on the glass.
Those urgent words once set the bones alight.

Friend, let that once be powerful enough
To hold time's shadow to its measurement.
West's fated slant across a million roofs
Creates an enclave worthy of itself.

Previously published, 'The International Library Of Poetry'


Comments about An Enclave by Sandra Fowler

  • (3/31/2007 9:30:00 PM)

    Always different... always captivating... always excellent... and of course, always Sandra! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/31/2007 8:15:00 PM)

    does time's shadow have a measurement? will you find out & let me know. abbreviated dusk. fog fingers. kisskiss. sjg (Report)Reply

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  • (3/24/2007 10:34:00 AM)

    This beautiful poem taps our memories and captures a treasured mood that escapes our total comprehension. Very much an enclave. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/24/2007 8:53:00 AM)

    A truly beautiful poem that opens the mind. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2007 5:19:00 AM)

    Awesome! I enjoyed reading this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/20/2007 3:51:00 PM)

    This poem celebrates and honors the moment with its intense and hauntingly beautiful language and imagery! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/16/2007 1:49:00 PM)

    a beautiful write. you do have a way with words, and putting them in the right place. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/16/2007 12:27:00 PM)

    Sandra
    How sweet are these words (A Patch of Blue Upon a Distant Hill) how wonderful a genius piece of writing, you have such a way with words and this makes your poetry such a wonder to read and this poem has a description that is just perfect. Cheers Sylviex
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  • (3/16/2007 8:30:00 AM)

    Your words embrace and lift, Sandra, and often transport the reader to new places and meanings... A tender work, this. Love, Esther : ] (Report)Reply

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  • Brian Dorn (3/15/2007 9:20:00 AM)

    Sandra, I love the 'fog fingers' line it has a wonderful vibrance to it. Great write!
    Brian
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  • (3/15/2007 1:38:00 AM)

    A sort of swooning delight overcomes the reader. The twilight moves incessantly around the world - a million roofs, and your patch of blue most poignant. Truly, I loved this one - especially the phrase 'set the bones alight' - ah, every soul should know one such moment. - Will (Report)Reply

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  • Patrick Ladbrooke (3/14/2007 2:31:00 AM)

    You always seem to find the words that haunt. A beautiful and memorable poem from one of the most accomplished writers published here.

    Patrick
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  • (3/13/2007 6:01:00 PM)

    I'm going to that distant hill to gather little poems that you've left for me like manna from heaven.
    Uriah
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  • (3/13/2007 1:37:00 PM)

    You always put so much into your writing Sandra, and I think that often our theme is
    the same or at least similar
    Eitherway..This is yet another beautiful piece
    Take care
    love duncan x
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  • (3/13/2007 6:19:00 AM)

    'Abbreviated dusk' is a brilliant image and leads the reader eloquently into your elusive picture painted in soft pastels and rich with emotional tension. A fine poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (3/12/2007 4:00:00 PM)

    Sandra

    a painting both strong and delicate.....images that illuninate, hold for an instant...set free with grace....beautiful, this gift.....thankyou


    Love, D.
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (3/12/2007 3:31:00 PM)

    Sandra>>>The image work here takes on the presence of a penumbra, as enclaves technically are, in embodied form...A fine slice of detailed thoughts, my dear, as per usual....
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  • (3/12/2007 2:34:00 PM)

    Strong as Iron........a wonderful picture...........unlimited space....fathomless. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/12/2007 11:22:00 AM)

    'abbreviated dusk..' wonderful imagery Sandra. Though time and distance can separate, words have no boundries... Lovely poem. Justine (Report)Reply

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  • (3/12/2007 10:03:00 AM)

    It's no wonder that this was published, it's brilliant!

    Love everything about this poem - a ten from me. HG: -) xx
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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 1, 2011


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