Velvet Thorn

Rookie (03/16/67 / New York City)

To See Or Not To See - Poem by Velvet Thorn

I see a young boy
eyes closed
fingertips searching
Pretending he knows not what he does.

I see a grown man
hidden by miles
poetry probing
Obscuring meaning with interpretation.

In darkest night, emotions reign
Come morning, reason rules again.


Comments about To See Or Not To See by Velvet Thorn

  • (9/10/2005 9:24:00 PM)


    I liked it. I liked that second to last line.
    Lylyanna
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  • (9/10/2005 7:03:00 AM)


    that is the question, great poem, and its always easier, in the dark or with your eyes closed to face emotions, stark reality in the daylight is uncomfortable (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2005 4:21:00 PM)


    Good poem. Liked the last two lines in particular. Well written.Thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 9, 2005



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