Eila Mahima Jaipaul

Rookie (11/26/1971 / New York)

Absence Is Cold - Poem by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

waking in total darkness
I lay here
trying to think of what awakened me
it had been something?
wrapping myself in my blankets
I can feel my body shiver
the cold seemed in another place from where I was
but it wasn't
it was here
because you are not.


Comments about Absence Is Cold by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

  • (1/8/2009 7:50:00 AM)


    I love the lyrical tone of your poems- a rippling brook! This poem is short, and yet expresses the cold being lonely, the feeling for the absent lover! (Report) Reply

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  • (11/15/2005 9:28:00 PM)


    A lovely poem, Eila. (Report) Reply

  • (11/7/2005 10:04:00 AM)


    a lovely poem expressing
    the nature of inner need so well
    the darkness the dream the hope of nearness
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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 7, 2005



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