Thursday, November 17, 2011

KERRY'S WEDNESDAY CHALLENGE/ Prose Poetry

                                 
                                                  Falling Woman/ Picasso

WHAT A LUCKY MORNING, to have found Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads.  This is Kerry's Wednesday Challenge/ Prose Poetry.   Looking forward to jumping in!!  Will try to link up later...fingers crossed!!

LET THE GROUND TREMBLE

          Take your hands away, don't grasp me, grasp my meaning, not my flesh.
          Was warm beneath the covers till you pushed the tale away.  You scuttled through a slit in time, squaring the black hole, bouncing and giggling, with echoes that run back to my heart.

          I become visible, again I see a lush garden.  Not again, not again.  The ground trembles with your rushing strides.  To me?  Away?

          Again attracted by the way I weave, you are always the tear.  I'm the thread.


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15 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

This is just superb! I love the touch of the surreal, and you have a unique style with your prose: the poetry seeps from every line.

Lyn said...

Hi Kerry-
So happy to have found your blog, loved being able to participate...thanks!

Carrie Burtt said...

A stunning piece of prose Lyn....and the last line I can so relate to....love this! :-)

Sherry Blue Sky said...

THIS is BRILLIANT. Love "you are always the tear. I'm the thread." Wow, what a singular voice you have. I look forward to reading more.

Jeane said...

touched deeply by this piece Lyn xxo

Lyn said...

Hi Carrie-
This was a piece that just poured out..as sometimes happens...thank you!

Lyn said...

Hi Sherry-
Thanks for the lovely comment..and welcome!!

Lyn said...

Hi Jeane-
So pleased with your wonderful comment...thank you..

turtlememoir said...

you are always the tear. I'm the thread. Love this

Lyn said...

Hi turtlememoir-
Thanks so much for your kind words...and for the visit!!

Susannah said...

Oooh I too loved this, especially "Again attracted by the way I weave, you are always the tear. I'm the thread." What a line! Good to meet you Lyn. :-)

Lyn said...

Hi Susanna-
So good to hear from you too...it's funny how a line can become a favorite...thank you!!

dori said...

Wow, this one just sucks me right in and insists I read it again and again! I love the dual feeling of vulnerability and arrogance... I just love this. Very interesting way of putting together prose!

Lyn said...

Hi Dori-
Yes, this is a very interesting way to come up with prose..write a poem!! Thanks..

Doctor FTSE said...

Yes yes! Truly a heart's outpouring.

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