Sandra Fowler

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

Beyond The Barrier - Poem by Sandra Fowler

If this became the last day of the world,
The sun and moon and stars mosiac hurled
Beyond the barrier of time and space
While we stand locked together face to face

What would we see behind the barbed wire
Dividing earth and water, air and fire,
Who look no farther than each other's eyes
Where even hell admits of no surprise?

Comments about Beyond The Barrier by Sandra Fowler

  • (11/21/2009 2:41:00 AM)

    this is amazing write..........the depth of your meaning capsizes the reader...keeps him is the word (Report) Reply

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  • Sarwar Chowdhury (8/30/2009 2:49:00 PM)

    Astonishing imageries! heart crunching this poem i loved dear sandra! excellent!
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  • premji premji (6/13/2009 12:07:00 AM)

    what a poem........
    absolute love................
    i feel that warmth...............
    i hear those heartbeats.......

    you will vanish,
    but your words will never...............
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  • (11/14/2008 7:26:00 AM)

    It was pleasant to me awfully... Very strong poems...10......
    Thank you, Sandra..........
    Best wishes,
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  • (9/27/2008 1:55:00 PM)

    A poem of high inspiration and profound strength. I enjoyed it. (10/10)
    Joseph Josephides - Member of the International Society of Poets (ISP) Intern.Library of Poetry awarded
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  • (11/19/2007 9:35:00 PM)

    A very inspiring write of yours, Sandra...i love it..
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  • (9/30/2007 10:52:00 PM)

    She just stuns me and I mean this in the most profound and positively powerful way. Somehow a merging of Frost's 'Fire and Ice' and Elizabeth Browning's 'How Do I Love Thee' a poem as extraordinary as the land that helped to give it life. Bill Grace (Report) Reply

  • (9/18/2007 12:13:00 AM)

    'To gaze into another's eyes and see one's own dignity mirrored there'. This is my idea of heaven and my response to your graceful words. An inspiring piece. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (9/17/2007 6:18:00 PM)

    Impacting thought...You paint armageddon with stunning imagery....and a wee smack of the abstract dark...Very well done, young lass!

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  • (4/20/2007 12:44:00 PM)

    a very beautiful well said piece of great poetry. (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2006 6:35:00 PM)

    Hi Sandra
    a wonderful ifs about that.....thankyou

    Love, D.
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  • (11/17/2006 2:22:00 AM)

    A very moving testimony to our need to overcome barriers, Sandra. This poem moved me very much. We should all consider what we want our legacy to be - division or union. You unite the world in many ways. I admired this very much. (Report) Reply

  • Patrick Ladbrooke (10/10/2006 2:28:00 AM)

    Selected at random, and wow! what a terrific poem. If random sampling always throws up these gems, what a consistent and accomplished writer this indicates.

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  • (9/5/2006 6:20:00 PM)

    At the world's end towards the doomsday souls are hand-in-hand but still longing
    for unborn tomorrow? This is a wonderful poem Sandra.
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  • (9/5/2006 12:38:00 PM)

    This is very strong writing, leaves us admiring your talent
    Thankyou for sharing this
    Love duncan X
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  • (6/13/2006 2:44:00 PM)

    The first two lines had me hooked - wonderful images and beautifully unforced rhymes. Warmest wishes, Justine. (Report) Reply

  • (3/5/2006 4:20:00 PM)

    Kudos...This is a great example of rhyme that doesn't abuse the flow, feeling, etc... of a poem. (Report) Reply

  • (12/15/2005 4:07:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem, succinctly leading the reader to hell, which is a rational conclusion.10 for this,

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  • (12/12/2005 10:49:00 AM)

    'the future is uncertain and the end is always near' Jim Morrison (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2005

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