Untitled MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

I made a wall of photos
ones of your hands,
your heart-shaped mouth
andyour moon-blue eyes
that blurred in the darkness
when you moved your headaway
I never knew this wall would collapse
I built a collage of yourbody
of my heart that I thought existed
when you breathed your sighsof
restlessness
I wanted to glue moments together
so I could preparemyself when you left
while I slept
I thought I could hold onto something Iloved
by taking photographs of dark skin
and braids of dark satin
Ipretended I could hold you in my hands
in one picture
I wanted to create apart of myself
through your own life
through my lens I saw a globe
litby a light inside
I saw your body shining through its skin
and I wanted topossess your glow
through a picture
until I ripped them apart
eventhough I knew I wouldn't dream again








Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 3 comments.


i love this so much!

Anna2274 GOLD said...
on May. 20 2015 at 10:04 am
Anna2274 GOLD, Effingham, Illinois
15 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember; you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -Harriet Tubman.

This is truly an amazing piece of work. Keep it up, love.

on Sep. 10 2009 at 10:52 pm
Only,I PLATINUM, Taylorville, Illinois
45 articles 17 photos 123 comments

Favorite Quote:
This too shall pass.

This is utterly amazing, I once again find a poem i feel as though i can relate to (witch doesn't happen often) this is truly beautiful, the words you use and they way you use this is amazing.


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!