Where Poets Come From

Avatar Author: ElshaHawk (LoA) "Read, Reply, Ficly, or Die!" -Krully Ficly Blogger-In-Chieftess I am a self-proclaimed member of the LoA (League of Awesomeness): Mistress of Well-Intentioned Indecision. Special Needs Teacher, wife, mother of ... Read Bio

Behind the gossamer curtain
Beneath the azure veil
You’ll find a quiet beauty
In exquisite detail

You’ll hold your breath to gaze upon it
You’ll take in the scents with your eyes
The scene beheld is beyond words
Sweet music touches the skies

Poetry is wild here
Growing hither and thither
There inside this hollowed ground
A single flower withers

The dried petals wisk away
And a tear is shed for its loss
That single drop ingredient
Births a poet from the moss

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  1. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    I think moss is a stretch.. lol

  2. Avatar SaveTheUnicorns

    Elsha, this is absolutely beautiful! Words cannot convey how truly spectacular this poem is! WOW! I absolutely loved it! It should be published!

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    thanks unicorns, i was going for a rich landscape, a garden, for a poet to come from.. lol, it kind of reminds me of Cabbage Patch Kids.. hee hee.

  4. Avatar crescentdreams

    I really like it. You’ve got a good hand for altering rhythms just slightly and it still sounding great. Your imagery and synaesthesia between sight, sound and scent. I actually didn’t mind the “moss” reference, but “There inside” did cause me a bit of a stumble in the beat. Really loved it overall though. :) Thanks for posting another great one!

  5. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    hmm, i guess the “there” could be dropped without losing anything. Great point!

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