Helena Thomas

Crystal Heart - Poem by Helena Thomas

I held it up towards the sun,
a sacrifice.
Saw it split the beams,
the light refracting into a spectrum,
Minute worlds,
Flickering fires
Distributing rainbows,
Glinting, shimmering,
I forgot what it was,
I forgot who I was,
I just stood there,
Watching it fall.
the world around it
was the world inside it,
No more,
just mirrors of a former self,
Shadows of a previous life,
It lay there.
My dust.
My heart.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

I was deciding whether I wanted to follow my heart and act on an impulse. This was my fear of rejection.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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