Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Scarred . . .

For Poets United's Midnight Snack

Autumn wraps around me,
like a cloak.

Spent leaves,

Shards of stained glass,

Firebrand fingers touch
the ground.

Long shadows, stark and blatant,
trace your steps.

Words fall from your lips,
like bombs.

Detonating on impact
with my heart.

Inspired by the picture above: Rage by AnnaMariaDeMari at deviantART


ccchampagne said...

I really like how you bring autumn and the impending winter into play with love's hurt! It goes beautifully with the image too!

Lolamouse said...

I love this. The images are strong and really pack a punch. Great job!

Daydreamertoo said...

Awwww how sad.
Beautiful imagery filled with such raw emotions.

Lena said...

Last line captures the poem's essence. Seals it wonderfully...!

Judy Roney said...

Beautiful, descriptive piece.

Morning said...


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