Heather T

reflection

 

 

I found wilderness there

a stream ran down the mountain

caught pools of us

and I trickled you

between my fingers dying

over a million pieces

of compass

 

and I was never as lost again

as the day the lake stood between us

and not one piece of marbled sky

could be found in her mirror

crying

Comments12

  • burning-embers

    Pure poetry. Fairies, unicorns, mystery, ladies of the lake. Makes me feel my work is clumsy reading yours here.

    • Heather T

      I actually just saved a most unclumsy piece of yours. Thank you so much for reading!

    • Louis Gibbs

      A bit bewildering yet satisfying ... a characteristic of much great poetry. I must say I enjoyed it, but am at a loss as to why. Thanks for posting this fine piece, Heather!

      • Heather T

        It isn't very convoluted, dear Louis. It's about two good people that lost their way and letting go. Glad you liked it!

      • ShannonXx

        This is beautifully written! Can really feel the emotion in this

        • Heather T

          Thank you for reaching out for a touch, Miss Shannon.

        • kevin browne

          good poetry with lasting images of innocence in your work Heather T. I love that to ponder over so thank you x

          • Heather T

            Thank you for the blessing of your eyes, dear Kevin.

            • kevin browne

              you're welcome x

            • Michael Edwards

              Sheer poetry - I look forward to all your postings and you never disappoint.

              • Heather T

                Mr. Edwards, that blessed my heart. Humble thanks.

              • FredPeyer

                Thank you heather for another very fine piece of writing! "...as the day the lake stood between us..." is such a powerful image.
                What say, maybe we should all learn to swim?

                • Heather T

                  Fred, I would have until my arms and legs fell off. Thank you for the touch, dear friend.

                • P.H.Rose

                  What a gorgeous poem
                  Heather...
                  Very beautiful.....

                  • Heather T

                    I appreciate you taking the time. Thank you so very much.

                  • Nicholas Browning

                    Excuse me, but "Marbled sky" is a term I've never seen before. It's great. This is why I love poetry.
                    Once again, great job Heather.

                    • Heather T

                      Thank you, Nicholas. I'm delighted that you found something new. Appreciate you muchly.

                    • Augustus

                      I can imagine your love trickling away lost without compass. Hugs.

                      • Heather T

                        And hugs back, dear Augustus. Thank you.

                      • whisperingquill

                        Wow,

                        "and I was never as lost again

                        as the day the lake stood between us

                        and not one piece of marbled sky

                        could be found in her mirror

                        crying"

                        Wow that is a phenomenal closing strong fluid beautiful you are riding a cosmic wind with this wonderful poetess 🌹

                        • Heather T

                          Your wow is my delight, dear whisperingquill. Thank you, even though I am late.

                        • Goldfinch60

                          Beautiful write.

                          • Heather T

                            Thank you for the beautiful, GF!

                          • Cyprian Van Dyke

                            Interesting write. It had lots of emotion in it and imagery to follow. Easy to delve. Beautiful write!

                            • Heather T

                              I appreciate you so much, Cyprian!



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