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Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, now living in Cheshire, England. I started writing poetry eight years ago, as a hobby. I have enjoyed that new venture very much. My preferences are for long and micro-form poetry styles. A first book of poetry ~ Reason Without Rhyme, was published in December 2013. A second book ~ Fifty Seven Pebbles, was published in September 2015...I am presently compiling the content for my third book. Thank you for visiting my Blog which is regularly updated. COPYRIGHT: The entire copyright and content of this Blog belongs to the author Eileen T O'Neill. Nothing should be copied, reproduced or hosted as per RSS feed by any other party. {This particularly applies to the USA company Feedspot.com} Header Photograph: Ballycastle Beach, County Antrim, Northern Ireland...

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Steadfastly Present....



Never far beyond beckoning or neediness,
A dreamy constancy unites any separation.
Pondering about the coldness of partition,
And that ultimate first touch of unification.
Bonded and held tightly in certain phrases,
Sentiments travel well in a silent transcript.
Each line absorbed as moments of hugging,
Words whisper from their textual placement.
Distance may be a geographical location at times,
Yet intentions remain steadfast in their presence.

©Copyright Eileen T O’Neill 16/11/2014

10 comments:

  1. Despite distance, closeness can remain constant. Words can always decrease the distance and remind of intentions! Another remarkable poem, Eileen!

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  2. I like the idea of words whispering 'from their textual placement'. I am convinced they can reduce distance and time.

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  3. Distance can truly work two ways - strengthening bonds or showing the cracks. Loved this, Eileen!

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  4. If all are "Bonded and held tightly" physical distance does not matter..wonderful lines Eileen...

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  5. How words can bring closeness. Sometimes desire growing through the lines..

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  6. Steadfastly Present: indelible title . . . and closing line;

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  7. So many directions this can take. In the past you heard of relationships that were only connected through words. Now days with the internet some relationships are just that a web of words.
    No matter: I think the word used to unite and bind no matter the distance is preferred.

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  8. Words can most certainly bring closeness, what a great piece of writing. I hope you have a terrific Tuesday :)

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