shel cope

Waiting Like A Stone

He was born outside the heart’s gate
waiting like a stone
for someone to carve a person out of him

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 31, 2008
Poem Edited: Monday, March 31, 2008

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Comments about Waiting Like A Stone by shel cope

  • delilah contrapunctal (3/27/2008 10:22:00 AM)

    A finely-sculpted piece of art indeed, this one, Shel........thanks

    Best, D.

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  • Ernestine NorthoverErnestine Northover (2/18/2008 4:10:00 PM)

    This is a well chiselled piece of writing, finely shaped.
    Love Ernestine XXX

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  • Tan Morgan (2/12/2008 12:32:00 AM)

    Succinct and beautiful. No more needs to be said.

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  • Jessica Jemima (2/2/2008 9:32:00 PM)

    very interesting... cool stuff.

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