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The Hum of You

Updated on July 12, 2013
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Audrey is a poet, classical singer and voice teacher, recovering attorney and licensed psychotherapist.

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Do you remember the night

i danced

beneath the moon’s nervous gaze

as you softly whistled

your next psalm,

composing as you went?


I moved in the shadow

of your eyes

impatiently waiting my turn,

all the while feeling

the hum of you

between my shoulder blades.


The stars reached down,

touched the pathway between us

as the dance of the Goddess

met the praise of God

and a new song was born.



copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2012

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      Sunnie Day 5 years ago

      Very beautiful!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you!

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      Donaisabella 5 years ago from Fort Myers

      as the dance of the Goddess

      met the praise of God

      and a new song was born.

      Beautiful and deep. Thanks Audrey.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      Beautiful and soothing!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      amazing little piece love it Audrey :)

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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      Your patience paid off! Lovely ending to the 'old song'!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Beautiful, simple and mesmerizing. The hum is felt all around. Well done!

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      B. A. Williams 5 years ago from USA

      This had a Greek Mythology flare to it or maybe that was my concept, but enjoyed it very much.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Oh Audrey, This is so beautiful. The hum, how very unique..Bravo

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Donnaisabella! Thank you Frank! Thank you Vinaya!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you ImKarn, Docmo, B.A. Williams and always exploring! Thank you for reading and commenting!!

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      anndavis25 5 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      Audrey, I have felt the hummmmmmmmmmm. A unique way to say it. Good.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Ann!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Up, awesome, and beautiful Audrey. What a creative poem! You truly have a great talent for writing poetry. This was beautiful. For myself, I always enjoy poetry in great detail, great significance. Wonderful job Audrey. Hope all is well and hope you have a great day.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome! Creativity shining through!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you the lyricwriter and Gypsy Rose Lee!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Beautiful poem Audrey.

      Thank you and voted up.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      This has a universal feel to it, portrayed both beauty and elegance.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      This is so very beautiful. Always enjoy reading your poems. Voted up.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      This is one of my favorites by you. Very powerful! I am still waiting for you to write a book. :) Excellent!

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Your exquisite craft makes your Comments all the more precious. Up and awesome/beautiful.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Perspycacious! I so appreciate the visit and comments!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Tammyswallow! And I am starting to look now at what a chapbook would entail!!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Vellur! You are gracious!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

      I love the last few lines. They are perfect and awe-inspiring. Thank you. Jamie

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      Sweet Memories - Beautiful Poem.

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      sam209 5 years ago

      Wow that was deep!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you! @jhamann--think I owe you a visit! Thank you Lady_E--you are ever gracious! Thank you Sam209!

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      iamaudraleigh 5 years ago

      Your poem and title were absolutely lovely Audrey! Voted up!!!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much for stopping by iamaudraleigh--I checked out your blog by the way--just stunningly beautiful work--everyone should check it out!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Movie Master and thank you mcbirdbks! I feel honored by your comments!

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Audrey,

      "The stars reached down,

      touched the pathway between us

      as the dance of the Goddess

      met the praise of God

      and a new song was born."

      Such beautiful imagery.

      Voted up and away!

      Take care :)

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      savanahl 5 years ago

      What an incredible poem. You words flow so beautifully with such strong imagery. Voted up and awesome.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      I am so thankful there is no "ho hum" of you!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Sueswan--you are always so gracious!

      Thank you savanahl--quite a complement from such a talented writer!

      Thank you Perspycacious! I so appreciate your read and comments!

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      time2rite 5 years ago from Navarre, Fl, USA

      This a beautiful piece, Audrey. I painted such a beautiful picture of love in my mind. Definitely voted "Up" and "Beautiful"!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      wow...there is beauty and so much peace in this poem.

      you nailed it again, Audrey!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Ruchira!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you time2write!

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      i want to listen to that beautiful new song Audrey...nice poem...

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you raciniwa! I so appreciate your support and comments--

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      Debby Bruck 5 years ago

      Beautiful imagery and photo, Audrey!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Debby! I think I owe you a visit!

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      KatrineDalMonte 5 years ago

      Hi Audrey, a powerful, creative, mesmerizing masterpiece, so much said in those words. Take care :-)

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Katrine!

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Truly beautiful Audrey;another up up and away!!!.

      Take care;

      Eddy.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Eddy! Cheers to you!

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      Jim Higgins 5 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      What a lovely poem!" The hum of you between my shoulder blades", "moved in the shadow of your eyes." Wonderful imagery. I have a peon due for my reading group on Tuesday, and will read more of yours for inspiration!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you xstatic. I am glad you enjoyed it! And welcome again!

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      ahorseback 5 years ago

      I wish I could write like this Audrey ,.....:-}

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Wow what a complement ahorseback! Thank you! Means a lot coming from you! Thank you for the read and comments--take care my friend--

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      shared this, Audrey. Love it!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Justin! Hope all is well with you!

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      Cynthia Calhoun 5 years ago from Western NC

      This is beautiful. Voted up and across. Your words are so touching. BTW, my Twitter was hacked - that was not me sending weird messages. In any case, beautiful writing.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      This is just another beautiful poem by you, Audrey. I always look forward to your work. Goodnight.

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      Anan Celeste 5 years ago from California

      Wow! It took my breath away! Got your self a new fan!

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Sensual and beautiful.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much cclitgirl!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you so much Mary! Enjoy your day!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you anaceleste!

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Cyndi10!

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      This is a beautiful poem Audrey, thank you for sharing :)

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      And thank you for reading Jamie Brock!

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      Charles Hilton 5 years ago

      Wow! I have nothing more to say.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Charles!

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