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Vassilis Comporozos


A heart ajar


A heart ajar

A heart ajar
a dream half seen
in a chest
whose lid was
quickly fastened.

A heart ajar
a smile half
delineated
upon a flake
of snow
which in
no time melts.

A heart ajar
a long beautiful sentence
whose verb
never dared
to come out
in the light.

A heart ajar
a poem half read
before you reach
its climax
and touch
its heaven.

A heart ajar
a love
drawing near
like a ray of sun
you try to catch
but will
always flee.

Love
and it may
open,
though.

Submitted: Thursday, January 05, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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  • Aman Arora (9/8/2013 3:01:00 PM)

    A heart ajar
    a long beautiful sentence
    whose verb
    never dared
    to come out
    in the light.

    What great lines! ! ! I wish I could write so beautifully. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (1/5/2012 11:45:00 AM)

    Great poem, really liked it. May i invite you to
    read my new poem called,
    World On It's Knees. (Report) Reply

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