Wednesday, October 20, 2010

SHATTERED

You stood glaring
through a glass plate window
watching from behind.
Then you shattered me
and walked on by
knowing you’d be fine.
A distorted life
of rippled panes
thinking...I would never
be the same
I should have seen
the signs.
I was but a platform
for you within a bed
never understanding
all the pains you caused
while standing on my head.
Everybody suffers
but why'd you take my soul
it wasn't yours, but mine
now I have no choice
I’ll have to find rewind.
You know you did
you shattered me
choked me with your shards
but like you, I’ll find a way
to spit you out
discarding what you say
and unplug you, from my mind.
Then I’ll walk away.

9 comments:

  1. wow. in your face imagery...choking on shards...imagine that will be pretty hard to work out...i think most of us can relate on some level though...nice one shot.

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  2. The pains...definitely agree with Brian of the imagery, well done! :) But in some manner to me sets as a getting beyond and the old phrase "what goes 'round comes 'round" at the end. the "Then I'll walk away"...Great writing! ~April

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  3. I like the glass imagery for your Shattered poem. Very nice.

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  4. very vivid description - i can feel the pain..

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  5. You paint pain with such beating brush, your palette pours brilliance..i am totally impressed David! AMAZING poem :)

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  6. Such wounding words you use here that are sure to leave deep cars and a lifetime of healing. Terrific one shot!

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  7. Pain and shattered thoughts... Liked it so much...


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    Om Namah Shivaya
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  8. Propulsive work, the last two stanzas especially rock.

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