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An Inch

On a fading sight of beauty
An inch away from tenderness
An inch a way from deadness
Or inch away to sleep against thy bosom
Mad about the false world
And the long wet grasses longing for the sun
An inch

Of the fading beauty, there is hope
But Inch away from it
The unknown deep calm eyes
The slow silent breath
And the glory years of this summer remind me of death
Departing me from thy bleeding heart
But again inch away from it
Inch away from the forbidden kiss
Inch away from blind dreams
And Inch away from the whispering death
An inch

Across the pavement in the night
On the edge of griefless beauty sight
I remember the vile blur words
So weak, so little
But the inch of stillness so brittle
I remember the holding of hands
So soft, so tight
But the inch of frightening kiss of bit
But inch away from it
An inch

Submitted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Edited: Monday, September 05, 2011


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  • Shashikant Nishant Sharma '? ? ? ? ? ' (9/25/2013 9:16:00 PM)

    Very delicately woven thread of emotions in a beautiful expression of words. Really Liked it. Good poem.

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  • Liliana ~el (9/25/2013 7:39:00 PM)

    The little bit that is so significant!

  • marvin brato (9/25/2013 4:18:00 AM)

    Beautiful thoughts, well-penned!

  • Jayne Davies (9/25/2013 1:43:00 AM)

    Great poem! Well done to you!

  • Sumitra Das (9/26/2012 5:09:00 AM)

    An inch is very important. Verygood poem

  • Bolah Lawal (9/25/2012 5:14:00 PM)

    Nicely written, calm, yet emphatic. I like alot. Well done.

  • Ruby Tonacao Campos (3/5/2012 7:50:00 AM)

    I like this piece. It sounds so romantic. You have an imaginative and creative mind.
    Keep it up!

  • Cosmic Dreamer (4/27/2011 3:24:00 PM)

    Emotions are what guide us through lifes journey... The ability to capture them for all eternity in the form of the written word is truly an art... Congratulations... I love your poem...

  • Elizabeth Mpanga (4/26/2011 2:22:00 AM)

    reminds me of a broken heart that longs for that lost love but is gripped with so much fear, they can only dream and wish.

    this is so heart felt.

    keep writting sweetheart. this is so full of passionate reasonace

  • Sheldon Saluta (3/16/2011 12:10:00 AM)

    the inch is symbolic!
    the sound of the poem is fascinating!
    i like it!
    good jod.

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