Sylvia Maximova


Sylvia Maximova Poems

1. Fears 11/9/2012
Best Poem of Sylvia Maximova

Fears

I'd rather you didn't
reach out a hand
to touch me.
I am afraid -

that the galaxies I create
so diligently, so zealously
each morning while I
have breakfast
comb my hair
flick through the paper -

all these vast new worlds
of dead stars and hostile suns
crawling out my mind
so slowly, so steadily
to fill up the space
between you and I

will suddenly shrink
to an insignificant speck
and you'll travel through them
in less than a second
by laying a hand -
your only spaceship
gently, on mine.

These galaxies are ...

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