Treasure Island

Adam M. Snow

(5/30/1988 / Phoenix, AZ)

A Heart Unswaying


A heart unswaying on the water surface.
What burden is this; a love without a tragedy?
Such frail the human soul,
who are we to judge?
So easy are we to drown,
like a heart unswaying on the water surface,
so heavy that it sinks.

Submitted: Monday, December 30, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 30, 2013

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  • Peter Stavropoulos (12/31/2013 12:19:00 PM)

    If you were Gertrude Stein, and lived in the Paris of the 1930's, then I would say this is a great poem. Adam, this poem shows vision and sensitivity. Best of luck. (Report) Reply

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