Heather Burns


Were You There? - Poem by Heather Burns

Footsteps walking
in my garden
in the rustling of
the leaves

Soft reflections
loosely woven
something blowing
in the breeze.

Vivid whispers in
the evening
shadows stealing
from the day

Was it my imagination
or your presence on
display?


Comments about Were You There? by Heather Burns

  • Gold Star - 11,819 Points Amitava Sur (9/28/2013 3:20:00 AM)

    Simply loved it what touches heart. Listening whispers of beloved....... wonderful. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,004 Points Queeny Gona (9/24/2013 1:07:00 AM)

    Wow what a beautiful imagery woven here in this wonderful write! I loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 38 Points Lucifera Santez (9/22/2013 9:21:00 AM)

    your words whisper in heart heather.
    as always a wonderful piece.
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 366 Points Poetheart Morgan (9/22/2013 9:10:00 AM)

    So soft are your memories that is can not be real. A path between your mind and your heart! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (9/22/2013 6:25:00 AM)

    'reflections loosely woven ' is lovely image. An enchanting poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,666 Points Rohit Sapra (9/22/2013 5:00:00 AM)

    I must say that this poem is expressed so well. Enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 835 Points Harindhar Reddy (9/22/2013 12:07:00 AM)

    A rare display of feelings....intervened with imagery. Heather I take U my teachers as u always inspire me with poetic words. Simple superb! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/21/2013 11:10:00 PM)

    Heather God knows imagination or presence or both, but there is something happening there at your garden and same felt by David and too have the feeling even I can have the smell many a time I spoke ..silence but the smell love this thank Heather (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,353 Points Lorraine Colon (9/21/2013 7:20:00 PM)

    Very nice poem, Heather. Is it just wishful thinking? We'll never know, but I like to think these feelings are real. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 413 Points Joseph Anderson (9/21/2013 10:02:00 AM)

    A great rhyming pattern. Your usual brevity says all that is needed (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,965 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/21/2013 7:24:00 AM)

    Maybe presence on display. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,096 Points David Wood (9/21/2013 4:58:00 AM)

    I often feel this about my late wife. Lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,362 Points Valsa George (9/20/2013 11:45:00 AM)

    When our mind is lost in the memories of someone dear, we feel that he/ she is standing before us.... something of an optical illusion! A beautiful poem, Heather! Enjoyed its simple beauty! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,362 Points Valsa George (9/20/2013 11:45:00 AM)

    When our mind is lost in the memories of someone dear, we feel that he/ she is standing before us.... something of an optical illusion! A beautiful poem, Heather! Enjoyed its simple beauty! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,930 Points Dave Walker (9/20/2013 6:09:00 AM)

    A great poem, I think loved ones will always be there watching over us. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013


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