Alta H Mabin

Mosaic Pieces

I wear my heart on my sleeve pastel silk

antique pearls around my neck

sometimes suffocating me


I am not broken

I have lost

I have hurt

... deeply


Like you,

I have really good days

and on some

I get weary


I am not broken

Just a little bent

My mosaic pieces

Shine like the stars


I am strong

some days

are just


and that's ok!

  • Author: Alta H Mabin (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: December 8th, 2020 13:55
  • Category: Reflection
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  • Jerry Reynolds

    Well said Stay safe

    • Alta H Mabin

      Thanks so much. Stay safe too. Poetic blessings.

    • orchidee

      Good write Alta.

      • Alta H Mabin

        Thank you, Orchidee!

      • Alan .S. Jeeves

        A poem about someone who has learned how to bend with the wind I think Ally. Your usual high standard here, well done.
        Ex animo, Alan

        • Alta H Mabin

          Thank you so much lovely Alan. Love your wonderful feedback, as always. x

        • Samer Amin

          I cannot precisely pinpoint the underlying theme of your poem more accurately than the quote of Charles Dickens, ''Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but — I hope — into a better shape.''

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