Diana Rosser

What Do You Want? - Poem by Diana Rosser

Why should I cough myself up?
Spew myself out.
Spatter myself.

I cannot step inside you
I can hardly find my way
around you.

So many words and wants
rattling, chattering, clambering
to be heard.

It is exhausting
listening to the

but when I look at
wisps of white
in a high cornflower blue sky
my heart stills
and my breath comes easy.

Comments about What Do You Want? by Diana Rosser

  • Titi Dale (2/9/2013 5:15:00 PM)

    The description here is magnificent :) what do you want? is a very common question, not very often it is answered. A great write, thanks for sharing :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, February 8, 2013

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