Crystal Korzinsky Chambers

Rookie (1970 / Pittsburgh PA)

Violet - Poem by Crystal Korzinsky Chambers

drowned in a pool of violet
the windows pour forth invisible echos
the leaking panes - my decrepit house-
leaking against a flooding ocean.
the fluids mix one in another
the colour is no more diluted.
still violet.
it remains outside
holding the house together -
tape on a house of cards
it does little good to pursue
orange, persimmon or other hues;
for blind are the lanterns
that guide those with-out
soon the lanterns'll drown too,
in a pool of violet hue.

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  • (3/31/2008 2:18:00 AM)

    i marvel at how you brought across such strong emotions through simple imagery. great write. thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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