Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,721 Points (25th March 1943)

The Mistress - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Her face was delicate, and beautiful to know,
When touched by sunlight, or a candle's glow,
And weaving a dream around him, with cunning ease,
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  • Melvina Germain (3/25/2008 8:42:00 AM)

    I can feel the pressure building here with both characters. unfortunately this temptation always brings on pain and heartache for many. Having said that, passion resonates within this poem, though we know it is not the thing to do. Somehow I feel a sense of sorrow for the two individuals but very quickly I come back to reality realizing this should not have taken place and priority of family come first.
    Excellent write Ernestine
    Melvina
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  • (5/9/2006 2:41:00 PM)

    Oh the temptation is so strong in this, it can really hurt and pull at the concience,
    A great write, love duncan
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  • (12/3/2005 2:05:00 AM)

    Wonderful how you convey a sense of complexity for both characters. I love the 'ease/_tise_/please' for her, and the twist at the end for him. Touching and perceptive! (Report)Reply

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