Adryan Barnathan

Shipwrecked - Poem by Adryan Barnathan

no wind will set
these sails
in motion

as white water kisses
tease me

I sit idle


while currents pass

and stillness stirs.....

...time at sea knows

I will never get
to you

the closest
I will be
will be
to whisper
I love you's
into a cruel sea

as love
and time
wash away.

Comments about Shipwrecked by Adryan Barnathan

  • everything has a name but me (5/5/2008 8:14:00 PM)

    Gloriously written, sublimely versed. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/30/2006 5:02:00 PM)

    What is so lovely about this poem is that there is so much emotion between every word and line. There is a lot of suspense and this suspense postpones the different meanings to the reader - for those who see that of course. It's like a story in which each segment is revealed piece by piece. The first three lines introduce the reader to a hopelessness that outlasts the whole poem. The allusions to a ship sailing on the sea is too very beautiful! I love it! (Report) Reply

  • (3/30/2006 3:09:00 PM)

    Very nice and very sad. Nicely penned. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 30, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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