Elna Nel

Fear - Poem by Elna Nel

limbless it was white
sticky sap dripping
teardrops fear
it could not listen
that night when
beauty died
and colours cried
it has no understanding -
what colour is fear
a cold waif
in trembling fright
the symptoms of
its sickness
is dark purple -
fig in a tree
sanity blown off
by storms torn
is fear black
offered its light
that night
when beauty died
and colours lied

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  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (6/6/2012 12:17:00 PM)

    Exquisite picture painted in well crafted words. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2012

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