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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 13:17

Love the poem and love the tag too. 💕

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 13:08

Thank you Nigel, I didn't realise the line even referred to loss of self (an unrealised duality) as I was thinking at the time of loss of other types of things, but your comment has not only made me recognise it holds that meaning too, but also reassured me that yes, whatever I lose of myself my soul will find again if it or I need it found.

I'm not sure whether you have special confidence in my soul or soul's in general, but either way, thank you.

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Nigel Astell

Sat 27th Feb 2021 12:51

Whatever is lost your soul will find.

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julie callaghan

Sat 27th Feb 2021 12:43

So happy with my photo taken a few moments ago.

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julie callaghan

Sat 27th Feb 2021 12:42

Thanks for the likes folks.

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Stephen Atkinson

Sat 27th Feb 2021 12:30

I remember it well! Lol. Since your dry spell you've un-dried quite well! Brilliant stuff Jason 🌈

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Stephen Atkinson

Sat 27th Feb 2021 12:26

Beautiful 🌈

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:47

I like to imagine that you have another alias where you post all your not gruesome poetry... because I wish I could see what you'd do with a positive theme, and who knows, perhaps I have already seen it and just don't know that it is you. 😁

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keith jeffries

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:43

Rose,
First, may I thank you for generous comments on my poetry which are greatly appreciated. I am an admirer of your work as it is incredibly well written with a genuine flair for the language and the skills required to use it to the full. Never stop writing.

Thank you again
Keith

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:40

A great poem, thanks for sharing it.

That feeling of never enough is indeed an innate characteristic of our psyche because we need ongoing purpose, though whether that is societal or beyond that I am not certain, The more we can release the sense of not enough from mundane needs the higher purpose we can end up pursuing, or put more understandably once we have decided we have enough for ourselves we usually begin wanting things for others rather than not wanting anything else at all.

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keith jeffries

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:39

Rose,
Another masterful piece of poetry of a rich descriptive quality. I read it having walked my two dogs into the local fields for their late morning exercise, where people were out and about in brilliant sunshine. I came back indoors to find this poem and I thought, Rose, you have summed up my morning walk to perfection.

Thank you for this
Keith

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Your Royal Poetess

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:30

In memory of Elijah Jovan McClain, February 25, 1996 – August 30, 2019 ♥️ 🕊

Violin vigil for Elijah: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=660044088054739&id=17790154938

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:13

I agree with kJ and Rose!

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Sat 27th Feb 2021 11:09

Thank you to everyone who has clicked 'Like' for this poem.
💐

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Rose Casserley

Sat 27th Feb 2021 10:54

Excellent work from you Adam as always.







Rose 💋

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Rose Casserley

Sat 27th Feb 2021 10:50

Good morning Jason, hope you are in the pinkest of pink.

What we read here is nothing less than pure poetry, and I love it!




Rose 💋

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Rose Casserley

Sat 27th Feb 2021 10:46

Good morning Keith, hope today finds you in good health.

I absolutely love your poem.

Every excellent line brimming with truth. When oh when will all the good people of this world stand up collectively and be counted?

Watch this space I say, optimistically.


Thank you sir!



Rose 💋

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John Coopey

Sat 27th Feb 2021 09:03

I am all out of sage wisdom these days, Kevin, but I have a few boxes of sage and onion stuffing left if you’re interested.

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kJ Walker

Sat 27th Feb 2021 07:42

When normality returns I'll hopefully get a dose of your sage wisdom for free.

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kJ Walker

Sat 27th Feb 2021 07:40

You're still a king.
But not necessarily of the same kingdom.

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kJ Walker

Sat 27th Feb 2021 07:32

One of your very best Jason.
Definitely a keeper.

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Brian Hodgkinson

Sat 27th Feb 2021 03:33

Some truth contains its own powerful poetry.

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Nazia Khan

Sat 27th Feb 2021 03:25

You are an art 💜💜💜

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Vautaw

Sat 27th Feb 2021 02:45

Thanks for reading Your Royal Poetess. I’m glad you enjoyed it. Love your pen name!

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John Marks

Sat 27th Feb 2021 00:06

Grazie mille Jennifer. Spero che tu stia bene. Il tempo è lento.

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jennifer Malden

Fri 26th Feb 2021 23:20

Fantastic story-telling, all three episodes. jennifer

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jennifer Malden

Fri 26th Feb 2021 23:06

Thanks Stephen G, Stephen A, KJ and Royal Princess, for the likes.

Jennifer

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Jason Bayliss

Fri 26th Feb 2021 22:48

Thanks Chelsea, that's one of the most heartwarming and the most touching comments I've ever read, it's really put a smile on my face, to the extent that even if no-one else had liked it or said anything about it, I wouldn't have cared (Although I'm glad they did 😁), but it would have been worth it just to read your comment and hear your memories. All things eventually pass, but as a very wise person once said, "Don’t cry because it’s gone, smile because it happened." ❤❤❤

J. x

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John Coopey

Fri 26th Feb 2021 22:44

Thankyou for the Likes, Jordyn, Aviva, Stephen and MC.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 26th Feb 2021 19:34

Thank you MC for commenting, there was much to think about, I'd say that fear is more a recognition of trouble rather than a way of avoiding it, but that's just because I separate the emotion of fear and the 'reactive action' to fear as two separate things - even the emotion of fear can be a false alarm that might be caused by previous or current misunderstandings. Bundled together, the emotion of fear and it's reactive action, I wish that fear really were a way to avoid trouble except human history suggests otherwise and that's because of the choice of 'reactive action' often being unwise despite humanity's capacity to reason (I think a better jury than I would need to decide whether the broader category of 'other animals' are more or less reason-bound than the narrow 'human animal' category). All words are merely human definitions, by definition, and I think other animals do share the definition of fear, they just might be afraid of different things or show it differently. So oddly enough since we disagree on quite a bit of the nuances, we both agree that application of reason makes all the difference and is quite essential for a good outcome where fear is involved.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 26th Feb 2021 18:21

There are so many fabulous lines in this, but my favourite lines are:

Two-dimensional people of today,
snapped and shot, could not stand in his heart.

and

Survivors file past departed windows
no more than wounds now, black holes.

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Mike McPeek

Fri 26th Feb 2021 17:13

Thanks Stephen and YRP! I wasn't sure about the last stanza, as the "wolves at the door" phrase is a bit of a cliché metaphor. I tried several variations, but kept coming back the original. Just seemed to work best.

Best
Mike

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Your Royal Poetess

Fri 26th Feb 2021 16:44

Thank you for all the likes on my poems, I really enjoyed reading yours 🖤

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Chelsea Crossman

Fri 26th Feb 2021 16:11

Jason, this is beautiful.
This captures something everyday me can connect to, everyone can relate to and everyone can hold on to.
My mother always said “this too shall pass” as a child they became simple words because she often said them but she was never wrong. It’s important to remember that while your here you worries are fleeting and the time you devote to freedoms the more time you’ll have. Thank you for a stroll down memory lane with my mother

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Chelsea Crossman

Fri 26th Feb 2021 16:11

Jason, this is beautiful.
This captures something everyday me can connect to, everyone can relate to and everyone can hold on to.
My mother always said “this too shall pass” as a child they became simple words because she often said them but she was never wrong. It’s important to remember that while your here you worries are fleeting and the time you devote to freedoms the more time you’ll have. Thank you for a stroll down memory lane with my mother

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M.C. Newberry

Fri 26th Feb 2021 15:43

Droll comes to mind. Simple truth too! 😊

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M.C. Newberry

Fri 26th Feb 2021 15:32

I tend to think of fear as nature's way of avoiding trouble. All visible
life forms seem to demonstrate its manifestation in action. After all,
isn't the word itself merely a human definition that other animals
do not share, let alone comprehend except via instinctive response
to perceived threat of whatever sort?. Humanity has the advantage of reason and can gainfully employ it to overcome the relative threat according to circumstance.

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Michael Kwack

Fri 26th Feb 2021 15:30

Adam, Jordyn, Stephen (Gospage), Stephen (Atkinson), Aviva,
Thank you all for the likes on my Résumé which is dull and absurd. --M.K.

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Michael Kwack

Fri 26th Feb 2021 15:23

Thank you Stephen, Hope, Holden for your liking my letter to spring which can be a letter to you, too. Have a wonderful springtime 2021. --M.K.

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Your Royal Poetess

Fri 26th Feb 2021 13:32

In memory of Trayvon Benjamin Martin - 5th February 1995 to 26th February 2012 🕊♥️

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Dewald

Fri 26th Feb 2021 13:22

Hi Aviva

True, no debate there, but since it is a poem, I will get away with the expression of an emotion.

Perhaps underlying here is that many times in life you here the notion that one person is more in love with the other one. Or, like in the movies, the one would say that he or she got “enough love for both of them.” 😃

We can, therefore, argue that the one partner is expressing more or less love, and even that is not wrong, since we all different people expressing love in different ways. Where there are different expression levels, one can always appreciate it hence the poem speaks to the fact.

I am a true believer that Love is an expression.... in need of an answer. No one can love another person in isolation.

So, in the final analysis, I think what the poem is trying to say is that where both partners are equally passionately in love with each other, one can feel the magic 😃

But it still stay just words on paper, born from an emotion that appreciates that thing we call LOVE.

~D~

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Leon Kamm

Fri 26th Feb 2021 12:39

Thank you very much to those who liked and commented.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 26th Feb 2021 12:26

Thank you Hope Ray for your comment and support.

Thanks also to everyone who has clicked 'Like' for this poem 💐

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jan oskar hansen

Fri 26th Feb 2021 10:08

thank you Tommi Hill

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Nazia Khan

Fri 26th Feb 2021 06:42

Oh my God thank uh for commenting
Thank uh so much 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 26th Feb 2021 06:37

Ah, the unexpected heights of love!

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Hope Ray

Fri 26th Feb 2021 06:34

A wise decision. Thanks for enlightenment. 🌷

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julie callaghan

Fri 26th Feb 2021 06:27

😁

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julie callaghan

Fri 26th Feb 2021 06:23

Thank you for the likes Aviva, Hope and Stephen A.
Thanks also for the comments Hope and Aviva.

Aviva, apologies I was referring to the news story bringing a tear or two. I could never guarantee my writes would spark such emotion. I can’t believe I missed this story from back in December. The picture reminded me of the end of a Pixar movie, never a dry eye moment 😁

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Moon.girl

Fri 26th Feb 2021 05:40

Always New shoes.

Thank you M.C for reading and commenting on the poem.

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