The poem

The words kept circling,
butterflies of your mind,
lines and stanza’s sent to me.
I tried to touch them,
out of reach they fell down
in front of my feet
in an order I had never
expected truth to be
and for one moment
I understood, I understood!
before the draft
took everything away.

Comments on: "The poem" (13)

  1. beautiful! again, such a sense of loss.

  2. Wonderful piece, it evokes such vivid imagery.

  3. Gratz Ina, you are one of the 5 Finalists for The Dark Globe Writer of the Year Award! Head here for more Info


  4. I could read this time and time again, savouring the sense of it each time



  5. This is lovely Ina!

    Like delicate dusky pink rose petals, dried and being pressed forever to keep.

    Love and hugs xx

    • Hi Christine, thank you very much, I like that pink petals image πŸ™‚ Sometimes a poem is just that, or like a see-through vale covering truth, that dissappears, taking the truth with it. The deeper meaning of words. πŸ™‚

      Love and Hugs! πŸ™‚

  6. I find poetry is a lot like this. A glimpse of clarity in a chaotic world. It all comes together at some point, but if you are not paying attention to that moment it is gone.

  7. Such a poignant take on poetry writing…perhaps any creative writing or endeavor. It is there, such a vision, such a marvelous thought and intent…and then suddenly we have miscarried…we are barren.

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