Ben Paynter

Rookie - 150 Points (Midwest)

And Her Face and Her Words and Her Promises


she says that my face
is the last she sees
before sleep takes her,
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  • Veteran Poet - 1,626 Points Bernard Snyder (9/26/2014 1:18:00 PM)

    Well Ben, I do hope you got your rest eventually. Congrats' on such a well-deserved vote as 'Poem of the day'. Poem was excellent! I gave a 10' for this one! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 855 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (9/26/2013 11:32:00 PM)

    It's a nice poem...both of you seem to be restlessly in love...Hope the strength of your love brings peace and tranquility in your life...congrats for being Poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,544 Points Lyn Paul (9/26/2013 10:32:00 PM)

    Beautiful words Ben, congratulations (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (9/26/2013 4:13:00 PM)

    Whoah. The unrest. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 52 Points Erika Wingo (9/28/2012 8:28:00 PM)

    This is so beautifully written! I am in love with this poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Solmon Jejemore Gbemiga (9/28/2012 5:10:00 AM)

    Pretty good dis is, love has its own way of doing things. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kristien Blend (9/27/2012 12:28:00 AM)

    Beautiful words, a truly lovely poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Morawn Higgs (9/26/2012 8:23:00 PM)

    Not to burst bubbles, but I think it's kind of odd. And maybe a little derivative. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 73 Points Rani Turton (9/26/2012 11:19:00 AM)

    This is the kind of poem I like to read, and read again and let it speak with its own words to me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tim Stensloff (9/26/2012 10:52:00 AM)

    What a shame it is that this poem, which has been on the site since 2006, just now receives attention. Man, this is a real poem. I'd likely give my pretentions to write a piece this emotive and sense-rendering. I hope this poem doesn't wallow in obscurity. It has too much soul for that. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 318 Points Poetheart Morgan (9/26/2012 9:56:00 AM)

    Lindo, the way you express your love. Pure and simple! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (9/26/2012 3:43:00 AM)

    Beautifully written this is a great piece of poetry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bernard Henrie (1/12/2009 7:59:00 PM)

    Ben-

    in stride here, i think. not blind, adolescent love, but a thoughtful, very adult mulling of ideas - as careful to examine the meanings of the loved one as ones own.

    brooding, yet an underpinned lyricism.

    now we're cooking.

    bernie (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points melissa mundy (9/28/2007 2:24:00 PM)

    beautiful lyrics-chilling (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Juliana Rath (8/13/2007 12:13:00 PM)

    this was really good (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Marcia Morris (7/11/2007 2:03:00 AM)

    Great write, you show so much experience in this piece. You are a talented writer. Keep writing. Love this piece! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ari anna arena (6/9/2007 2:21:00 AM)

    Ciao, Ben!
    Simple yet speaks volumes.
    I think often a great poem is precisely that-compact & clear.
    Love your stuff...
    aaa (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Katie Garner (4/21/2007 1:08:00 AM)

    i am madly in love with this. its beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pia Andersson (12/17/2006 6:24:00 PM)

    Your poem is painfully beautiful That is all that I can say the rest stays in my heart -Pia (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kailynd McGregor (10/2/2006 9:14:00 AM)

    great job, this is just wonderful! (Report) Reply



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