Lesley Taylor Poems
- Writers Hands Her nails soft and chewed graphite nestled ...
- An Almost Goodbye Frosty fingers intertwine elaborate lace, ...
- On Prayer Orison fallen cast from sullen eyes flickering to...
- Her Curtain Dress Her curtain dress Aimless flutter ...
- Martyr. A lofty demise for such a delicate flower. A little...
- Spindle I was born in a printing press I'll die as a ...
- She Writes At Midnight She writes at midnight when whole ...
Lesley Taylor has been writing poetry for 6 years, and is continually modifying her style. She currently writes a lot of freeverse and unrhymed poetry. Her work is typically discussing views on morality and life from a Christian standpoint.
Lesley lives in Massachusetts and enjoys reading Cummings, Dickinson, Whitman, Neruda, and Poe. She intends to pursue a career as an English teacher. more »
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Her nails soft and chewed
graphite nestled deeply and
ink blotched on fingertips
calloused and cut in the battle
of delivering words to paper.
scar dark and shining deeply where
pressed into slender fingers
and holding, as if a cup, a pen.
and the pen, knowledge,
and the knowledge, beauty,
and the beauty, pain.
the power of mankind woven snugly
and sharp lines of words chiseled
into open palms, concentrated in fingers,
and plied and formed by pencil,
scratching deeply their marks on
eggshell paper, crisp and sharp,
in a poets weathered ...