jump to navigation

Poem: Like A River June 24, 2008

Posted by Matsu in Family, Random.
Tags: , ,

Like A River

It runs deep, the calm surface concealing what lies beneath.
Big and broad and visible to all but no one is able to see.

There is no escape, caught in its grip, fighting the effect of retreat.
A child, impatient and persistent, intractably invading my sleep.

Ignore it I cannot, confront it I dare not, for fear it will consume me.
Pain is that river, a pain endlessly fed by all that I cannot speak.








1. Maria - June 25, 2008

This is a beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: