20 thoughts on “New Poem

  1. Just incredible, Robert. As I read this poem over and again, all sorts of feelings washed over me, the easiest to categorize…AWE!
    I’m honored to know you!

    Ron

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  2. Hey, Robert, really beautiful poem there. This immediately hit me as a poem that I would want to read once a month for a year, and see how it hits me as the seasons go their paces. It’s got some thing 1970s to it, something with a soundtrack by Ry Cooder, something unposed but poised like a great candid photo, and something else that I’m still working on figuring out which may take some time…which may be why I’m thinking of that re-reading idea.

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    • There may be a blend of Pink Floyd with the Ry Cooder, tho these days Cooder would likely be more prevalent on my playlist. I started this piece in July of 2012, rewrote it in August, and let it marinate since then, finally returning to it a few weeks ago. I must admit that when I saw it on Aubade Rising I wondered whether I’d written some of the lines, they seemed so unfamiliar. I actually checked my drafts! And thanks once again for your comments. They are always deeply appreciated.

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