Poetry (55)

Hello Escritori,

Here’s this week’s Sunday poem. It feels very clunky, but jump in the comments and let me know, all those with an eye for the craft.

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Goodbye

If this is the last letter

I am ever to write,

I must express,

That what

We shared

Was only

A moment.

And I must get it right.

 

 

While I lived comfortably

Like a crab on a rock,

You overwhelmed me

With the sea you woke

Inside.

And helped me

To be the person

I was meant to be

Meant to swim

In those elements

Gracefully.

 

Thank you for nurturing

All that unfurled when

I bloomed in your aura

Almost imperceptibly.

 

Before you consider this a lament:

I uphold the statement

That you weren’t right.

 

But I will forever seek that

Element of being known

Out again

With second sight;

By tracing the resonance

Imaging,

Scrawled on the hearts

Of other men.

Just as these experiences

Have also been compressed

Into the elegance

Of this piece of parting lexis.

 

(© Copyright Pola Negri, 18/08/2016.)

 

 

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6 thoughts on “Poetry (55)

      1. I’m afraid I don’t find it as easy as you to approach and shrug off the subject of suicide, in addition to the fact that she also suffered bipolar. Please respect this.

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  1. This poem was not about suicide at all…! I read it over and thought THAT must be why you even went near the subject. I thought it was a groundless observation apropos of nothing, hence why it shocked me. The poem is like a ‘Dear John’ letter about being overwhelmed by your own awakening but having to part from the person that inspired it. Guh. Sorry. I don’t talk about my work I just do it.

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