Tan Pratonix

Silver Star - 3,085 Points (Triolet, Mauritius)

Tan Pratonix Poems

Comments about Tan Pratonix

  • Ernestine Northover Ernestine Northover (11/14/2018 11:28:00 AM)

    Have tried to give you a well deserved comment but it doesn't seem to have appeared in your comments List.which is very annoying. I found the poem sudden death of Autumn very good. The two coffee lines seem a bit out of step with the rest of the poem but it is a very good poem with lovely storylines. Kind regards, nice to hear from you again. Ernestine Northover

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  • Tom Billsborough (11/30/2016 5:15:00 AM)

    I have just discovered a very fine poet. His African Rhythms is stunning. I shall be paying him many visits.
    As Pam says, a true talent.

  • Pamela Sinicrope Pamela Sinicrope (9/11/2015 6:57:00 AM)

    A true talent. I look forward to reading more poems.

  • Adryan Barnathan (4/18/2006 1:19:00 AM)

    Rising up, from out of the garbage....is TAN....Your words are elegant....a long way away...from the flies~!

  • Elisabeth Hines Elisabeth Hines (4/12/2006 12:50:00 AM)

    I felt like I was there watching horses and feeling the wind!

    Way to go!


  • Emma Beverage (2/17/2006 9:58:00 AM)

    Very nice poem with an uplifting rhythm and very good rhyming. To the person that could not figure out the mention of the horses, I copied those lines so I could comment:
    'But only one vast stretch of blue
    Where foamy horses run.'
    I could be wrong, but that made me feel that you were talking about the ocean and the horses were the way the waves foam and break. Very nice imagery.

  • Max Reif (2/13/2006 9:17:00 AM)

    I tell you: I've read, enjoyed, loved many poems and poets here at Poemhunter. But it's never occurred to me, somehow, to download, print out, and carry around with me the 'complete works' e-book of anyone-until today, when I began at the beginning of Tan's poems and was dazzled, refreshed, utterly charmed, and given new eyes-AND ears-by his rainbow rhymes, his wonderworld rhythms, and the vast, African skies full of birds, that may be flushed and flutter up at absolutely any step.

Best Poem of Tan Pratonix

A Brief Romance

.Between you and me
Is a long stretch of sea
Preventing us
From communicating with each other

My words fly through the air
And settle here and there,
Scattered like pigeons on the sand;
And boats which swiftly sail
With messages, in hail
And storm are wrecked before they land.

Bridges were built,
But with deep currents of guilt
They totter and fall;
Reason says, 'It's time to part.'
But can reason subdue passion's heart?
Silence, like sheets of snow, covers all.

Truly, my dear,
In the span of a year, ...

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