Friday, May 1, 2009

Poem a day challenge...55 Flash Fiction Friday

Day 30 Prompt: Farewell

A nuance of pain
indefinable in the
emptiness of

Did we mirror each
other in the mutual
field of despair

No it was only my
desperate hope
that lingered in an
improbable moment

I searched but found
no sorrow in you

how sad

Silently I shed my tears
in a transcendent span of


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This is my final poem for the Poem a Day Challenge at Poetic Asides. I don't know if I'm sad or relieved. Perhaps a little of both. I'm so glad I completed the 30 days. There were days when it was really hard to get a poem done, all sorts of things cropped up. But my 30 poems are proof that when I am determined, look out!

To all of the people who read my poems and encouraged me, a great big thank you.

I'm going out of town for the next four days and I don't know what time I will have for writing and blogging...hopefully I'll be able to snatch some time from some where.



  1. 'improbably moment' i love that! enjoy your well-deserved time off.

  2. This was deep and soulful. Excellent.

  3. Wow! Two birds with one stone.
    You got the last poem and the 55.
    Both were great. We dragons stand in awe.

    We published our 55s

  4. How sad indeed. Been there done that. Have a grand time with your time away, see you when you get back!

  5. Very beautiful and touching Eaton.
    Fantastic 55...
    Thank You so much for sharing this masterpiece.
    Have fun on Holiday.....Galen

  6. Very deep and touching - I love it!

    Have a great holiday.

  7. This is deeply poignant and touching piece. I love this poem, which creates a lingering pathos in my heart...

  8. wow, you have a way w words! great job on the 55, eaton :)

  9. Pure and Easy Eaton well done in completing the challenge.


Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright

Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright
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Flat Stanley near Castlemaine, Victoria.