Anatomy Of A Poet Poem by Cj Heck

Anatomy Of A Poet

Rating: 4.9

Go in through the eyes of a poet
deep into her alphabet mind.
Ideas like flotsam and jetsam
dodge poetry fragments and lines.

Beware the dark shadows of memory,
knife-sharp and bloodied by time,
or gentle, orgasmic and sensual,
swirling eddies, some without rhyme.

Softly notice the spirit in hiding.
Tiptoe past the bruised heart mending there,
knitting poems, pearls strung on a necklace,
unfinished jewels everywhere.

Take note on your tour of this poet
the outside no different you see,
but inside, my God, a passionate abyss,
the poet, the woman, the me.

(from my newest book of the same title, 'Anatomy of a Poet')
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Scarlett Treat 14 February 2006

Somehow this felt like a journey through my own soul. Beautiful image of jewels not yet strung together.

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Francesca Johnson 21 October 2006

Like a rock pool gently lapped by a calm sea, this poem has depths and hidden treasures which lie beneath its surface. Very much like the writer, I suspect! No wonder so many people have read and voted on it, CJ. Love, Fran xx

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Sid John Gardner. 21 October 2006

Like this one CJ...... A LOT.... Sid John.

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Angelique Wright 22 May 2007

I love this poem. Love it!

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James B. Earley 07 August 2009

An exquisite composition, passionately expressed!

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Me Poet Yeps Poet 07 September 2018

simply beautiful o woman poet do read my two poems MOMS SMILES AND MOTHERS DAY TODAY U WILL LOVE EM THANKS IN ADVANCE

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Bharati Nayak 06 November 2015

Loved the beautiful poem, the ocean of emotions where in lie in its abyss, the unfinished jewels, that dodge poetry fragments and lines.I am just awestruck.

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Dr.subhendu Kar 06 November 2015

alphabets writes very secret in language words of knowing fleshes out from adherence to bone of red from abyss of oceanic passion yet wave rouses above, beautiful write by deep imagery,10+, thanks for sharing

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Adeline Foster 11 December 2013

Love it, love it. Read mine - Brush Strokes - Adeline

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Nikki Kalonski 22 November 2013

.... I was in a trance the whole time... An amazing, original poem.

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Cj Heck

Cj Heck

Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida
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