Sunday, July 24, 2011

puerile ennui

no one understands love
maybe they do, the ennui of
"before I die" compels that need
propelling to fall in that white light

I want the storms to strike me
as to be numb in my lonely coat
in my head I paint pictures of distant hills
before I walk back on the sidewalks

"In that glass box, why have you kept me displayed?"

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25 comments:

moondustwriter said...

I love your words - I see them!!!

Anna :o] said...

A work of art. Brilliant words.

Anna :o]

Whitesnake said...

Oh yeah! Very well worked.

Jingle said...

beautiful.

keep it up.

come to poetry potluck tonight.

Bone said...

The last line literally gave me chills. Wasn't expecting that -- the ending or the chills :)

anthonynorth said...

Excellent words as always.

Andy said...

Gautami, you certainly know how to keep us on our toes.
I was totally taken aback with that ending!

Very nicely done!

The Write Girl said...

Lovely words...a beautiful read.

Ames said...

A thinker. Keep it up.~Ames

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

You have such a magical way with words. I love your poetry.
xoRobyn

Deborah said...

Oooh Guatami, you place words together wonderfully!

jabblog said...

We all experience and understand love in different ways. This was sad.

oldegg said...

What shattering sadness to read that afterword which altered completely the reader understood the poem. A riveting piece.

Archna said...

Love can be ugly and odd and careless. Too hard to let go of sometimes and pitiful.

You have a lovely placement of words.

sandra said...

so true...!!

Ramesh Sood said...

This is a lovely poem.. good work..as usual.. lesser just can't be expected from your your pen..

cj Schlottman said...

Your images are so concrete and real. I love this.

Namaste..........cj

Nara Malone said...

Your poems always keep me thinking. Lovely.

WyomingDiva said...

Very much liked - brilliant!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

Lovely verse.

upinthecosmos said...

Great write!

Linda Jacobs said...

"I want the storms to strike me
as to be numb in my lonely coat"

Love these two lines! And the whole poem, too!

Jenny said...

That last line was amazing. Absolutely rivetting.

I love the imagery you cast with the spell of your words.

Just lovely.

Sue said...

One of your best, I think.

=)

Nonna Beach said...

Stunningly beautiful tapestry you have weaved with the question at the end, smacked me cold...Bravo !!!