Pia Andersson

Clear Water - Poem by Pia Andersson

into clear water.
The light
hurts my eyes,
the warmth
protects me
from myself.

I see your hand
in the water.
An open hand,
waiting for me
to grab it,
to grab life,
to grab fear,
to embrace you.

The shore
can no longer be seen.
I float
into your arms.

Comments about Clear Water by Pia Andersson

  • Rookie - 150 Points R.benjamin Abate (4/29/2013 7:12:00 PM)

    This is fantastic. I feel like it's all happening to me.
    -ralph (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,193 Points Tiku . (7/12/2011 7:50:00 AM)

    a touching ink.liked the flow and wording and emotion involved. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Steven Silent Wolf (11/22/2009 9:49:00 AM)

    Very like my own - 'a note.' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Merna Ibrahim (10/26/2009 9:21:00 AM)

    Great poem! ! ....++10++
    Thanks a lot for your comment...Merna (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 168 Points Sathyanarayana M V S (10/10/2009 3:56:00 AM)

    Your style is great.In simple language you are expressing a lot of theme; and your theme are very deeply philosophical. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 133 Points Allemagne Roßmann (10/7/2009 1:10:00 PM)

    to grab it,
    to grab life,
    to grab fear,
    to embrace you.

    sounds like an angel wow... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 971 Points Adeline Foster (6/2/2009 1:59:00 PM)

    Wonderfully descriptive poem enhanced by its brevity. Truly enjoyed it.
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lime and Tequila with a Splash of Pineapple (2/8/2008 1:05:00 AM)

    A great visual poem, I can see the scene, feel the water. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Penny Hemans (11/12/2007 12:53:00 PM)

    a truly visual poem, effective and bringing us into the water with you :)) a poem of freedom and of trust; lovely thanks Pia, Love Penny xxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Yashar rezaeipour (10/11/2007 11:11:00 AM)

    this is the ultimate desire for human to have a clear hand waiting for him! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 971 Points Adeline Foster (8/28/2007 2:50:00 PM)

    Great depth, A lovely poem.
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (7/15/2007 3:18:00 PM)

    Very lovely and compelling. I like what you see from your own personal window on the world. Take care.

    Warmest regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie THE FIRST SHRIKE (7/13/2007 10:20:00 AM)

    Meaning hidden
    yet clearly seen (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (4/8/2007 6:29:00 AM)

    Dear Pia
    I found my-self reading this piece again, it is so lovely well done
    Take care and have a lovely Easter
    All the best
    Oh and before I forget, thankyou for the card
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Will Barber (1/29/2007 5:56:00 PM)

    This is simply (complexly) beautiful. Totally original, this poem strikes to the heart. - Will (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 23 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (1/1/2007 3:07:00 AM)

    A confidence building exercise to anyone reading these lines. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jimi Doyle (12/2/2006 11:21:00 AM)

    I love it!
    especially the part about grabbing fear...
    that is part of the reality of being absorbed by the blue! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,318 Points Melvina Germain (9/1/2006 9:16:00 AM)

    I truly enjoy reading this poem---excellent---Melvina (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chandan Roy (8/4/2006 11:04:00 AM)

    All of us here, together...... We should discover this expression and call it CLEAR POETRY........ This is indeed a very CLEARly expressed poems I have seen for a long time..... good read indeed! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie William Jackson (7/31/2006 7:15:00 PM)

    I love your poetry because it is filled with an expectation of goodness and trust. This is wonderful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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