because while some truths lend themselves to equations, others are best described in verse

the secrets kept by heavy waters

taking deep ocean-steps
in the direction of you,
i breathe quietly
through the pores of my tongue
so as not to startle you
with my boldness;
hush of moss-draped oaks
and their crushing silences
keep vigil against me;
limbs are heavy and sodden
with my best treacherous intentions,
skin drinking the wet
from the air, drowning in the coming thunder;
for you i would dare
even the lightning.

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5 responses

  1. deep ocean steps….
    huge,

    love it.
    delicate piece.

    September 14, 2010 at 12:12 pm

  2. love beneath the surface. Here’s my belated Pot Luck poem. Hope your week goes well

    September 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm

  3. Wow, powerful and so well depicted!! You have a way with words my friend. Thanks again for linking with Potluck, your support means so much. Hugs x

    September 14, 2010 at 5:48 pm

  4. @writer: love beneath the surface. exactly. thanks for sharing your link; will be sure to visit!

    thanks buttercup, Jingle– hidden feelings was kinda the mindset; felt it fit in with the whole “masked” theme going on in the video 🙂 thanks again for putting this all together!

    http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2010/09/poetry-potluck-big-bang.html

    September 15, 2010 at 9:41 am

  5. great..

    September 19, 2010 at 3:24 am

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