Sharlie Goddard

Wistful Words. - Poem by Sharlie Goddard

Wistful words
Hang in a frosted air,
Hopeless things uttered
Sharding a trust.

I look at a floor
Of imperfection
And try to make a mosaic of the brilliant colours
But they are blurring and churning and slip like peas in a frying pan.

My eyelids are so thick and heavy
Uselessly I
Scream into an ocean
It hits a tidal wall and echo’s back.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 18, 2010

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