Cat Tiger

Rookie - 88 Points (Memphis, Tennessee)

Truly We'Ve Met Before - Poem by Cat Tiger

Your whisper pounds my heart's rood
Rushing throbbed tsunamis throughout
So that the pulsing of my tepid blood
Expands even whisper into a shout.

Truly, our spirits have met before
Settling by parts in others we've known
Or rising from forests and familiar lore
To caress as a breeze softly blown.

Now as your fragments coalesce,
With each salient, cognizant burst,
A universe builds and draws me close
Till this body pounds with burning thirst.


Comments about Truly We'Ve Met Before by Cat Tiger

  • Terry Craddock (11/30/2015 11:19:00 PM)


    yes a theme which haunts many lives finding its way into many poems in interesting styles, a theme which we shall return to often :) (Report) Reply

    Cat Tiger (12/1/2015 10:25:00 PM)

    What is the theme, Terry? I wonder if you know. I'm not sure I do.

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  • (11/30/2015 9:39:00 PM)


    Interesting that readers like mixing metaphors with a romantic-sentimental appeal. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (11/30/2015 5:54:00 PM)


    maybe a trip too many to the Thesaurus (Report) Reply

    Cat Tiger (12/1/2015 10:32:00 PM)

    Sorry, Susan, I didn't go to the Thesaurus at all on this poem. Like most of my poems these words introduced themselves to me. I hardly knew them. And that's what worries me most about this effort. Anything else?

  • Kewayne Wadley (11/30/2015 3:24:00 PM)


    A very tranquil write!
    Indeed thanks for sharing
    KW
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/30/2015 12:09:00 PM)


    The melody in this poem is amusing. The very first line itself soothes the mind and the love touches its zenith when you say we have met before and finally the mark left by beloved is the fragrance....Good write. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/30/2015 9:46:00 AM)


    Nice work with the thirst of life. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (11/30/2015 5:40:00 AM)


    Loved reading this poem repeatedly and enjoyed its music and mysticism that is ingrained from beginning to the end. Thanks, Dear Poet (Cat Tiger is too far-fetched) . (Report) Reply

  • (11/30/2015 4:39:00 AM)


    Wonderful poem flowing with melody and confidence. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report) Reply

  • Souren Mondal (11/30/2015 2:08:00 AM)


    A poem of controlled passion and clever choice of words.. A wonderful write and a pleasing one to read.. (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (11/30/2015 12:43:00 AM)


    a very elemental poem; thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (10/19/2009 12:59:00 PM)


    a fantastic poem and use of hymnal form. (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2009 6:01:00 PM)


    a wonderful passionated poem, , (Report) Reply

  • (7/18/2009 11:16:00 AM)


    wow
    beautiful
    i think too
    truly we've met before
    -10 anjali
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 22, 2009


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