Carl Roussell


My Only Something. - Poem by Carl Roussell

Nothing so loud as
The silence from your mouth.
Nothing so warm as
The hug you give yourself
Instead of wrapping
Your arms around me.

In this land of make believe
There's no nothing.
In my land of make believe
My only something.

When nothing becomes something
I know I must be dreaming.
When something becomes nothing
I will be dreaming of you.

Nothing as quiet as
The words that pass between us.
Nothing as cold as
the nights you are not here - but
Maybe tonight you wrap
Your arms around me.

In this land of make believe
There's no nothing
In my land of make believe
my only something, you, my only something.

(C) 2019

Topic(s) of this poem: fantasy

Form: Lyric


Comments about My Only Something. by Carl Roussell

  • Mahtab Bangalee (7/11/2019 10:34:00 PM)

    when
    nothing becomes something
    and something
    slowly becomes everything....../// so beautiful lyric
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    Carl Roussell(7/12/2019 7:43:00 AM)

    I like your reply - nothing becomes something becomes everything.

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  • Sharron Stephenson (7/5/2019 7:47:00 AM)

    a sweet dream world in a wotld of hate and pain (Report)Reply

    Carl Roussell(7/5/2019 8:09:00 AM)

    Thanks for the comment - sometimes fantasy is all one has in the world -

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  • Belle Wassermeister (7/3/2019 2:49:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. If you're going to dream, why not dream big? (Report)Reply

    Carl Roussell(7/4/2019 11:33:00 AM)

    Thanks for taking time to read my poem. I have liked reading you poems and liked reading them.

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  • Jez Brul (7/2/2019 7:43:00 AM)

    Passionately written with a dash of longing. (Report)Reply

    Carl Roussell(7/2/2019 12:56:00 PM)

    Thankyou Jez for your comment. I have been enjoying your recent post! !

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  • (7/2/2019 7:33:00 AM)

    A great poem set with poetic skill. (Report)Reply

    Carl Roussell(7/2/2019 12:53:00 PM)

    Thanks for the comment, and I am happy you likes the poem. I am working at putting music to these words.

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  • (7/2/2019 6:29:00 AM)

    simple and lucid.I can feel something sad between the lines. Good write. (Report)Reply

    (7/2/2019 12:52:00 PM)

    thank you for comment. No matter your age, unrequited love will always hurt.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2019


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