Robert Hiers


The Necklace - Poem by Robert Hiers

I watch you; clothed only in your necklace
A wreath of small stones encircles your neck
A row of larger stones nestles in the smooth hollow of your throat
One large stone of brilliant vermillion is resting on your heart.

I watch the heart stone cycle with your breath;
and the more delicate motion of your resting heart.
It moves me, this weightless part/not part of you
I want to catch the tiniest reflection of myself in it –
your heart of hearts.

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  • May Heron (11/27/2007 7:07:00 PM)

    Lovely. Thank you for sharing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 26, 2011


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