Water Lily Drifting MAG

November 26, 2012
By juneday GOLD, Barrington, Rhode Island
juneday GOLD, Barrington, Rhode Island
16 articles 1 photo 27 comments

Floating
disembodied
on the water
lilies spread wide,
spinning in giddy circles on a reflection of the sky.
like a blind child stumbling,
they bump against the smooth curve of stones –
recoiling
pain sends
red flashes
vibrating through the water …
A petal falls,
bright against the black pond,
drifting alone,
it is an uncrewed boat curled upwards by the waves –
swamped
before going under.


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juneday GOLD said...
on Jan. 29 2013 at 7:32 pm
juneday GOLD, Barrington, Rhode Island
16 articles 1 photo 27 comments
thanks so much for the feedback! I really appreciate it.

schuy PLATINUM said...
on Jan. 28 2013 at 1:24 pm
schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~Rumi

WOW! This poem is so beautiful, so powerful, and so heartbreaking.  5 stars!


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