August 23, 2013

Solitude

Edvard Munch "The Girl in the Window"  1893
All my emotions pour into you,
everything seems surreal.
No one I need,
just your thoughts I wish to heed.

I bow and listen to the quietness of dark,
silently losing myself.
Peace in heart and mind prevails,
off to far seas I sail.

Calmness of night holds me too tight,
its stillness sings a lullaby.
Clinching steadily onto memory’s veil I stand,
this solitude absorbs me in, as dunes of sand.


20 comments:

  1. This painting is the one that also called to me. You've really created a wonderful poem to accompany it's beauty.

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  2. It's nice to listen in solitude of night for answers and stay in peace ~ like 'memery's vail' and the last line 'this solitude absorbs me in, as dunes of sand.' ~ thoughtful poem

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  3. Serene interpretation of solitude.....lovely.

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  4. A lovely response to the prompt, Vandana.
    K

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  5. I love the flow-y feeling of this poem and "memory’s veil" this, too!

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  6. I love the surreal tone of your poem ...

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  7. the quietness of dark...this is why i love getting up before the sun and ushering in the light of day before everyone....the still ness...

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  8. WOw! Knock me over with images of being locked in place! Isolated and alone.

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  9. nice comparison to the sand in the end

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  10. I love this, especially "the quietness of dark".

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  11. I like this part best:

    this solitude absorbs me in, as dunes of sand.

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  12. memories veil .... that is beautiful!

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  13. beautiful imagery ... a lovely write ...

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  14. I like the lullaby of the night's stillness towards the end.

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  15. This is so beautiful. It sweeps over me in so many ways. I feel like the girl at the window.

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  16. If we could listen to solitude more often, how much peace would follow us. Beautiful

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  17. Beautiful words!

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  18. ...is calming, balancing and grounding.Lovely!

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  19. This is beautiful filled with peaceful thoughts.

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