sylviasearcher

Chasing the word

 


Words scatter
Rubble into the ocean
Swallowed, broken, dissolved
Becoming more or less

 

Words matter
Hunted out of the wilds
Bound and bled and feeding
No one or someone or self


Words, hungry words
Searching, paranoid, needy
Spat out, crossed out, torn up
Losing. Lost.


Words whisper
Illusions into being
Devoured honey, beautiful sticky mess
Here. Now. Gone. 

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    sylvia,

    another classic piece of uniqueness from your mighty pen & warped mind.

    Only niggle, I like the two word beginning of each stanza except the break in cycle with "words, hungry words" Totally ruined it for me! LOL! Only kidding!

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    • sylviasearcher

      Who said I have a warped mind?

      I mean I could have stuck to the two word beginning but I felt like it needed to have like a bit of a build.
      Like an ugly neediness

      But do you think I should have left it at words hunger?

      I value your thoughts and comments always ...

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        Sylvia,

        I believe I said you have a warped mind. It’s why you write so well.

        Have decided you can keep the three word line as it makes your poem awkward & you don’t follow rules which is why I like your poetry so much.

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      • MendedFences27

        Words flatter
        poetic beauty created.
        collected, structured, written, printed.
        Here for all to appreciate.

        Lovely poem, most satisfying, Must save.- Phil A.



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