Bob Blackwell

Rookie - 0 Points (29/5/1936 / Wales)

End - Poem by Bob Blackwell

Curtain down,
can disappoint,
can give relief;
sunset, sundown.

Hears last post,
sees a finality,
going to sleep,
a truce in war.

Phone put down,
the lights go out,
a sigh, a laugh,
a conclusion.

Final whistle,
all goodbyes
door closes
story finishes.

An explosion,
a books last page,
an empty cup,
a graduation.

Leaves falling,
petals dropping,
bus stopping,
kettle boiling.

A funeral, a requiem,
a grave, a tomb,
an epitaph, a loss,
the last full stop.

Comments about End by Bob Blackwell

  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (8/4/2009 1:13:00 PM)

    'The last fullstop' within these words much to quietly reflect upon... a beautiful write (Report) Reply

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  • (3/22/2009 8:58:00 PM)

    I am captivated by these poem pictures of good-bye. Last things
    leave an echo in the mind. Beautiful, my poet friend. Ten for you.

    Warm regards,

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  • (11/5/2007 6:56:00 AM)

    Amazing piece... makes the reader stop and think... well done Bob (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2007 8:21:00 AM)

    A thoughtfully-scribed cauldron of finalities. Enjoyed this tremendously... and it made me think. t x (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2007 7:25:00 AM)

    style is fantastic very luring (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2007 7:20:00 AM)

    Thrilling short-line form, very effective. Good meditation on finality. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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