Valsa George


A Healing Kiss - Poem by Valsa George

Bearing a crown of thorns
Someone planted a kiss
Scarring my face, the spikes
Pricked deep, letting
A stream of blood down

But,

Like a gush of summer rain
It cooled my smouldering spirits
Slumbered my frayed nerves
And loosened my taut muscles!


Comments about A Healing Kiss by Valsa George

  • (7/28/2014 12:17:00 PM)


    The tragedy and the irony well blended so as to sound phenomenal........Valsa......the rarest of rare poems
    I have ever read..........great piece from a great writer...........
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  • Akhtar Jawad (7/2/2014 1:00:00 PM)


    The love behind painful words, sometimes becomes a pleasantry. That is how I understood your poem. It's a lovely poem. Well deserved rating of number 10. (Report) Reply

  • Rosmin Elsa Mohan (6/24/2014 3:04:00 AM)


    I got the picture of Jesus on the cross?
    is that what you too had in mind, Ma'am?
    truly amazing
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  • Khairul Ahsan (2/13/2014 9:40:00 PM)


    What a wonderful poem you have presented us! The eye catching title attracts, and then when one reads the poem, one is left bewildered, open to an array of enigmatic questions- how can a kiss that pricks and lets 'a stream of blood down', be so cooling and soothing? Obviously the thorns, the spikes, the pricks and 'stream of blood' are metaphors, as is the 'gush of summer rain'. The two contrasting metaphorical portrait is uncommon, but not altogether unknown. Some (or many?) of us may find such contrasts in our own lives, if we take a journey down the memory lane and discover how wonderfully the scenario matches our own experience.
    This poem deserves nothing less than 10/10.
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  • Padmanabhan Ananth (1/4/2014 9:44:00 PM)


    Wow, so well written, short but sweet. (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (10/21/2013 9:48:00 PM)


    The love's petals were sprinkled on you with a delicate kiss........ very nice (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (7/27/2013 9:58:00 AM)


    Powerful poem..Short and sweet. Very good write. (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (7/18/2013 9:36:00 AM)


    A healing kiss is like a balm that relaxes the nerves and soothes the
    soul. When given it can also wash out the impurities of the heart and
    give it a new jump start that in turn enlivens the body and spirit. A very
    inspiring write.
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  • (7/17/2013 7:52:00 PM)


    This really hit home for me. Very good write. (Report) Reply

  • (7/17/2013 4:35:00 AM)


    Great metaphor for faith and love to heal and enliven. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/15/2013 9:40:00 AM)


    this is an explosive poem. very power packed. a kiss can heal much pain. a good read (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2013 4:47:00 AM)


    Powerful words indeed can't help seeing Jesus in this wonderful poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (5/9/2013 12:17:00 PM)


    Built on paradoxes: kisses and thorns; pricking and cooling the poem has an unusual theme. In fact life is full of dichotomies. I find it a philosophical poem. (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (4/12/2013 5:54:00 PM)


    This is wonderful, brilliant! Yes indeed I think the little kiss of pain could help our search for kindness to touch the point of self awareness. A lovely poem thank you for share dear friend! (Report) Reply

  • Hezekiah Toheeb Tiamiyu (4/12/2013 2:50:00 AM)


    Little words, Powerful poem! ...dis just makes me wanna kiss again, nd loosen my taut muscles... (Report) Reply

  • Hezekiah Toheeb Tiamiyu (4/12/2013 2:46:00 AM)


    Little words, Powerful poem! ...dis just makes me wanna kiss again, nd loosen my taut muscles... (Report) Reply

  • Hezekiah Toheeb Tiamiyu (4/12/2013 2:46:00 AM)


    Little words, Powerful poem! ...dis just makes me wanna kiss again, nd loosen my taut muscles... (Report) Reply

  • Hezekiah Toheeb Tiamiyu (4/12/2013 2:45:00 AM)


    Little words, Powerful poem! ...dis just makes me wanna kiss again, nd loosen my taut muscles... (Report) Reply

  • (4/11/2013 2:43:00 PM)


    How shall we love and thirst, if not for lips.
    The most intimate encounter is a burning kiss.
    Great write.
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  • Diane Hine (4/6/2013 4:42:00 AM)


    Wow Valsa! - two sensational stanzas! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 29, 2013



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