That Gaze, Once Turned Poem by james watkin

That Gaze, Once Turned

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That gaze, once turned
Smiles upon me forever.
Those eyes, once burned
As the stars never go out.
This earth, one keeps
Sunblest for day, though set
Yet in song; in perfume yet.
This earth, moreover
Clear for night, against Time's will
Still pain-assuaged; tranquil still.

Monday, July 1, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: memory
Dr Dillip K Swain 24 October 2021

A wonderful poem! Loved reading this splendid little score!

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Chinedu Dike 19 August 2020

Very passionate and amazing write. A work of an intricate mind.

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 03 January 2020

Superb eloquence and remarkable rhythm, profound thoughts expressed and vivid images painted. Bravo!

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james watkin 03 January 2020

Many thanks again Cynthia

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Tranquil Dawn 16 August 2019

I adored this brevity piece not only because the last verse mentioned one of my favorite words *grins* but because artistry was inked in every line.

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james watkin 16 August 2019

Oh many thanks again fellow poet. Wonderfully uplifting comments. For one who feels so small in this world!

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Bernard F. Asuncion 02 July 2019

A well crafted excellent poem, sir James....10++++

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james watkin 02 July 2019

Thanks again Bernard

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james watkin

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