Treasure Island

Susan Lacovara

(1963 / New York)

Where Lilacs Find Me


I alone dance in shadows

Of myself

Certain no one sees

'Til comes the breeze

Carrying your voice

Back to the barren fields

Of my broken heart

Eyes closed with only

Sandman' s sequins to study

Then illuminated images

Of your grace

And goodness

Vivid and voluminous

Straightens my bundled up burdens

Strengthens my slippery slope

Lends me the love

Lost on an April day

A mother's face reflected

In dreams

And around every corner

Where lilacs find me

Submitted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 03, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Topic(s): mother

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

(04/02/14) In the promise of lilacs soon to fill the air, your breath still fills my heart. Every day without you, reminds me of every day
with you. Mom....no other word more, I miss speaking.

Comments about this poem (Where Lilacs Find Me by Susan Lacovara )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. I Need A Reason To Live Your Dream, Asma Riaz Khan
  2. tera didar wo, Yashvardhan Goel
  3. My bloody heart!, Vinaya Joseph
  4. Cobwebs, Liilia Talts Morrison
  5. Gifts of Aging, Liilia Talts Morrison
  6. You Will...! ! !, Asma Riaz Khan
  7. Anjani Si Shikayat, Yashvardhan Goel
  8. Police station, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  9. dard sehkar bhi, Yashvardhan Goel
  10. Three Coins For Her Love, Pradip Chattopadhyay

Poem of the Day

poet George Gordon Byron

So we'll go no more a-roving
So late into the night,
Though the heart still be as loving,
And the moon still be as bright.

For the sword outwears its sheath,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]