Joan Xie

Veteran Poet - 1,578 Points (Shanghai, China)

Back Seat In A Cab To Somewhere - Poem by Joan Xie

He glances at me in the mirror
razor-sharped his glance in the back mirror

He who sees me knew the naked me
He who sees me quivered a child in me
He who sees me nibbled a fruit from my youth
He who sees me dissected my prior life
He who sees me foretold my next life
He who sees me prevented me to open the door
He who sees me wrote the scripts before I was on the stage
He who sees me drew up a hot bath
He who sees me took out a pill of hallucination
He who must die with me
He who must crowd a tomb with me

His razor-sharped glance is so familiar to me
His familiar glance cuts into me like a sharp razor

I tap the glass partition

STOP PLEASE STOP
I DON'T WANT TO GO ANYMORE
LET ME DOWN HERE

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Back Seat In A Cab To Somewhere by Joan Xie

  • Mahtab Bangalee (7/1/2019 5:06:00 AM)

    there is more
    something life
    something death

    but now
    there is need
    secrecy for
    security........../// beautiful expression
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  • Adeeb Alfateh (6/27/2019 1:16:00 AM)

    STOP PLEASE STOP
    I DON'T WANT TO GO ANYMORE
    LET ME DOWN HERE

    impressive expression

    great 10++++++++++++++
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  • Poet Poet (5/27/2019 7:06:00 PM)

    brevity
    He who sees me
    knew the naked me
    quivered a child in me
    He who sees me (avoid again and again)
    a
    b
    c
    etc

    did u read
    MOMS SMILES
    TO MOMMY
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    Joan Xie(5/28/2019 9:31:00 PM)

    I see you are really crazy about this poem, my friend :) It's merely a metaphor. Yes, I red yours and gave 10+.

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  • Poet Poet (5/22/2019 5:24:00 PM)

    DELETE THAT PH WHO MISUSED (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (5/22/2019 5:14:00 PM)

    never take a chance
    over long distance
    especially at night
    u know women's plight
    read my
    MOMS SMILES
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 1, 2019


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