Adalie Hettie

Rookie - 0 Points (05-24-1979 / Baton Rouge)

My Heart - Poem by Adalie Hettie

It must be there,
Somewhere in the sand.
A simple wooden box
With a little silver key.

I can no longer find it -
A way to make a connection.
What my eyes once beheld,
My mind could not conceive,

But beneath my feet and
Along the rocky land,
I will find the cold dark sea.
Just watch the waves-

How high they are
And how they are overzealous
In attempt to swallow me.
So, I know that’s where I’ll find you-

Lying underneath the deep blue waters.
The only still life on the deserted floor.
I’ll leave everything behind
And in death I’ll love you forever more.


Comments about My Heart by Adalie Hettie

  • (4/18/2010 9:27:00 AM)


    Your wording 'Lying underneath-, ' 'I'll leave-, ' 'and in death-, ' all so well played. Very intense and controlled. Good imagery with the power to pull me in very quickly.

    thanks for sharing
    Michael
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 15, 2010


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