Sarah Capella Smith

In Time? (9th April 2007)

A staircase of hardened hearts,
The sea slides over the stones -
A heart underwater;
Big and beautiful.

Did I hear someone crying
Or was it the wind screaming? I smile
Like a daft baby.
I am so far away from history.

What fills your world
When your whole world is blue?
How ridiculous these pains
Evaporate into oblivion.

Lemon rays peak the coast
From a sweet yellow circle -
I don't believe how slow this heart
Inflates and swells to its own deliberate shape.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2007
Poem Edited: Sunday, March 27, 2011

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