Sandra Fowler

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

Redemption - Poem by Sandra Fowler

The old man and his dog hunted sunset.
Autumn painted their flight on windowpanes.
Gilt edged the paling outline of their forms.
Peach rimmed the cold hill with the light's good-bye.

There is a certain fineness in consent.
Fall took them and they never once looked back.
I think it must be better farther on.
I picture their redemption in the clouds.

Comments about Redemption by Sandra Fowler

  • (6/26/2009 7:51:00 AM)

    I think darkness serves a purpose to show us that there
    is redemption through chaos and I guess that's the basis
    of Greek Methology. One should seek to forget and
    the essence of redemption lies in remembrances......
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  • (12/23/2008 12:16:00 AM)

    Just wonderful, another wonder write (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (4/2/2008 6:14:00 AM)

    I believe you are one of the most gifted poets here Sandra, and this poem presents that in no question. The beauty resonated here within these few lines leave a lasting impression of one who extends far beyond the norm. You are
    brilliant and I'm honored to read your poetry.
    Thankyou so much for such an incredible experience.
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  • (3/26/2008 9:13:00 PM)

    Hi Sandra

    So beautiful.........! !

    Love, D.
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  • (3/26/2008 8:05:00 PM)

    This is exquisite Sandra. The radiant colors that hold the last glimpse of your old man and his dog and the clouds that express their redemption. Robert expresses it perfectly as 'transcendent memory'. 'There is a certain fineness in consent.' is beautiful, whether read as the fineness of a nib or the fineness of a precious work of art. Another immaculate penning from your gifted nib. love, Allie (Report) Reply

  • (9/26/2007 11:06:00 PM)

    Beautifully stated. I think you have captured the transition from loss into transcendent memory where we gain a new presence of a loved one no longer in our physical company. (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2006 12:19:00 PM)

    After reading this piece again I realise just how profound a statement it carries
    Excellent form and atmosphere
    Love duncan X
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  • (10/29/2006 1:58:00 PM)

    ‘there is a certain fineness in consent.’ that stood out for me. i think it's because i wish i had written it.
    haha. great line! there is a definite freshness in your poetry. avec juvenile wisdom. makes it a bit sublime.

    care, Sus.
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  • (10/6/2006 3:04:00 PM)

    This poem touched my heart and fed my sense of beauty.
    Best Wishes,
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  • john tiong chunghoo (3/27/2006 10:04:00 AM)

    sandra, this is so original:
    Autumn painted their flight on windowpanes
    love this poem very much.
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  • (3/22/2006 2:13:00 PM)

    This has stretched my heart in a positive way.Thankyou so much for such amazing pictures of mind.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2005 5:45:00 AM)

    Once again Sandra, this is a beautiful piece with an excellent grasp of structure. The line: 'There is a certain fineness in consent' is so poinient (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 6, 2005

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