Eila Mahima Jaipaul

Rookie (11/26/1971 / New York)

Insubstantial - Poem by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

you've heeled me love
a half-tame wolf
with my heart
hanging down my chest
all disturbing ripples of color
and nothingness
I feel insubstantial
like a thin shell
cracking with each breath
at the silence inside
wondering how I will move
from this sadness that
I tiptoe through
barefoot and blindfolded
among its pain daggers


Comments about Insubstantial by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

  • (12/5/2005 8:00:00 PM)


    there is a little message in this poem, a little sadness you have to be barefoot and blindfolded so you can hide from the pain, so sad

    Ohhhhhhhhhh Yeahhhhhh
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 5, 2005



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