The Eclectic Pen - Let Her Hold This Happiness


By: Eva L. (wearetrees)   + 37 more  
Date Submitted: 11/3/2008
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 101
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  Let her hold this happiness
Let her heart be brilliant
shatter something stronger than glass
redeem itself in its golden bloom,
Let her
remember its shape
its weight inside the chest
its primordial disguise
Just in case she is forced
to abandon its mission
shut out its eager shudder
in order to hear,
force herself to listen
to the sounds
on the other side of the door
scents mixed in like flour
In case she must
return it to its ordinary seat in the body
prepare it again for a long sleep
Become once more adept
or clumsy
with words
to abide by rules of thumb
and token gestures
the essentials, the rude lines
Resurrect it in its role as
muscle,
hourglass,
tambourine,
that strange, elaborate gourd



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Lena S. (SquirrelNutkin) - 11/4/2008 4:13 PM ET
your work always makes me feel like I'm looking through a kaliediscope, I love that feeling.Constant flowing & changing onto itself, beautiful.
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