Monday, July 13, 2015

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12 Shades Of Metaphors

Quote of the day:
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. 
-Khalil Gibran

image: ArtMajeur

Her hope was a fragile seed.
Buried in the earth like her dreams.
Her emotions grew as tall as palm trees.
Tears damp like early morning leaves.

Her life was a broken mirror.
Shattered just like her reflection.
Her eyes distant like the moon and sun.
Fingers entangled like lovers in embrace at the door.

Her scar was a loathsome leech.
Camouflaged just like her thoughts. 
Her nobility flared like forest fires.
Fears bound like hairy knots. 

Serenity & Love always!

Current Listen: Adele -Skyfall 


  1. I love this poem. Thank you for sharing!
    Melanie @

  2. I love this line: "Her scar was a loathsome leech." ... and the artwork.

  3. This is such a beautiful poem! Keep up the great work, lovin' your blog!

    ♥ Have A Happy New Week! ♥


  4. Your writing is beautiful. You captured many of the emotions of someone broken hearted. Lovely.

  5. I enjoyed your poem ~ What compelling images!

  6. What a beautiful but sad poem!

  7. Kahlil Gibran is one of my favorite authors.

    great quote and great poem!

  8. "Her life was a broken mirror"
    Powerful! Happy new week love!

  9. It's about the effect (to my mind) substituting 'his' for 'her' has. That is what the reader has to do for his or her self.

  10. Through the eye of a soulful poet this

  11. Hmmmm very nice. Good to know there's somewhere like this with such beautiful writing.

  12. wow, it's beautiful.

  13. wow i love your poem! I was reading some parts of me in your words.

  14. Love your poem very much :)

    Have a beautiful day
    Tinna ✐

  15. The poem has its own message above all i can't stop imagining the image.

  16. Wow...such amazing artwork...and your words really spoke to me. I found parts of me in there...

    Have a great day! :))

  17. 12 lines... 12 metaphors? I thoroughly enjoyed the poem.

  18. Beautiful!


  19. A lovely poem to start my day..I think I might know her...especially like the first verse..her hope a fragile seed buried in the earth like her dreams...

  20. Great Poem :)

    Have a good Start in the new week ,lovely Greets from Vienna!

  21. Another fantastic poem. I love the leech image for a scar. How gruesome, but how true about scars.


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  23. All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
    -Khalil Gibran

    Yes. But first, we have to have a feast in the mind, before our words can fall into place. Which obviously you do. Since you can write such moving poetry.


  24. Great verse indeed. scars can sure hold on.

  25. That's a beautiful verse, thank you for posting it :)

  26. Nicely written, as always. You're listening to one of my favorite songs. :-)

  27. Shattered reflection. Nice image with that one.
    And new follower.

  28. Wonderful words. I love the vivid imagery of a shattered reflection.

  29. Gibran is always filled with wisdom ~

    Lovely poem ~ well penned!

    Happy Week to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  30. Love the word play with language. Metaphors at the forefront, always.

  31. A thoughtful and beautiful poem, thanks.

  32. Very inspirating! Amazing blog :)

  33. Loved the imagery this evokes and you picked a perfect pic to complement the poem.


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    Very beautiful poem.

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  36. Such a lovely a sucker for heatfelt peoms like this.. Someone should read me a peom

  37. You've created some powerful images in this piece. I liked reading it and did so twice.

  38. Ha. Your metaphors layer nicely, and even weave in and out. Like the seed to the forest fire, a full life cycle. It also conveys differnt shades of emotion as you move through it.

  39. I especially like your opening lines. Wonderful Gibran quote, and interesting graphic. Cool post!

  40. Lovely poem,the graphic is beautiful.

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  42. great post my dear, so inspiring! lovely poem :D xoxo

  43. Such a powerful and emotional depiction of this woman. Amazing poem.

  44. ... u talkin 2 me? ... omg, how did u know? ... ur poem touched my soul ... thank you, Mister B ... Love, cat.

  45. ... and thank u 4 reminding me of Adele ... omg, so precious ... smiles, cat.

  46. loooveee- this is truly amazing!!!
    you should def have a published work of your Poems in every Major library around the world!

  47. Wow Beautiful! Do you write poetry? Was this one yours?

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  48. Beautiful poem. Makes me wonder why her hopes and dreams didn't grow, and only her emotions!

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