Elena Sandu


A Kiss Catcher - Poem by Elena Sandu

Lost kisses lost kisses
With the wind may fly
After finding him sleeping
On his shoulder you lie
Roll up on him tightly
But with greatest care
Gently delicate kindly
Shhh! Don't wake him
shh..don't let him be aware
Then, all kisses! Once:
kiss deep:
the soul, not the skin!
-Vacuum any sad cry!
Spick and span cleaned
The heart of a child
Once again let rise!
Then slowly and kind
Sweet heart of a child
Let's start filling back
With goodness revived
And Smiles.. In biig size!

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem was written in a strange state of pure love mixed with pain of death. Played first with my body as a creative concept of imaginary movement then a few days later wrote it on a piece of paper. That week was days before and after the big tsunami of Japan.
Later was chosen to be played on stage as a sign language choreographed dance, in an art project of Tane and also as a letter read on the stage to few survivors of that deadly tsunami.
I am not sure why it got so much attention I suppose it may carry a bits of the emotions of that particular time...

Comments about A Kiss Catcher by Elena Sandu

  • Igwilo Vincent Somto Igwilo Vincent Somto (8/12/2016 6:28:00 AM)

    You do not have to be surprised at the level of recognition it got, because the emotions flowing from this poem is inexplicable (Report) Reply

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  • Igwilo Vincent Somto Igwilo Vincent Somto (8/12/2016 6:27:00 AM)

    You do not have to be surprised at through level of recognition it got, because the emotions flowing from this poem is inexplicable (Report) Reply

  • Tom Billsborough (8/7/2016 10:43:00 AM)

    A DELICATELY BEAUTIFUL POEM ABOUT SADNESS AND JOY.
    I liked this very much.
    Tom Billsborough (Report) Reply

  • Marie Shine Marie Shine (7/30/2016 1:20:00 AM)

    An excellently penned emotive write which tugged at my heartstrings as I read. Very well expressed, a feeling of love and tranquility throughout the poem. Thank you for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (7/22/2016 4:23:00 AM)

    all kisses! Once:
    kiss deep:
    the soul, not the skin!
    -Vacuum any sad cry!
    Spick and span cleaned
    The heart of a child
    Once again let rise!

    Wow great research on the art and philosophy behind the kisses... You are a lovely poet, truly romantic, This poem took me away from me as I read it for the first time, Even if it made me forget the poetic mood I had...
    Thanks for it.10+++ for it.
    Subhas (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin Dr.tony Brahmin (7/17/2016 8:51:00 AM)

    kiss deep:
    the soul, not the skin! .. a very nice poem. full of emotions. thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Ernest Makuakua Ernest Makuakua (6/23/2016 10:10:00 AM)

    love the piece

    its great (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin Dr.tony Brahmin (2/17/2016 6:59:00 AM)

    kiss deep:
    the soul, not the skin!

    The tragedy of tsunami touched the hearts. all were in
    tears.The poetess felt it like others
    her reaction very much different from the normal made this poem unique. kiss the soul deeeeeeeeep. thank you. tony (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (1/13/2016 1:05:00 AM)

    Kisses of love! To lift you up high! ! Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Simone Inez Harriman Simone Inez Harriman (11/5/2015 9:06:00 PM)

    This is so lovely, Elena. Cleverly penned with expressions of love. (Report) Reply

  • Mj Lemon (5/16/2015 2:25:00 AM)

    This is a truly great poem. You may be writing about a child, or the heart of a child in any or all of us. A kiss catcher...can this also be a dream catcher? Wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes Dorothy- A. Holmes (4/21/2015 10:38:00 AM)

    A passionate verse with love's abiding kiss!
    Dorothy A. Holmes
    A Poet Who Loves To Sing (Report) Reply

  • Col Muhamad Khalid Khan Col Muhamad Khalid Khan (11/29/2014 2:43:00 AM)

    Lost kisses lost kisses
    With the wind may fly
    A sweet poem with sweet message.Very well done
    Col Muhammad Khalid Khan (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur Amitava Sur (9/23/2014 6:27:00 AM)

    It's a good poem being related with an intense happening, reminding a lot. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Lenny Camacho Lenny Camacho (9/17/2014 10:51:00 PM)

    a pretty portrait of what subtlety has to be... thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad Akhtar Jawad (9/17/2014 10:40:00 PM)

    The tragedy of tsunami made all the hearts sad and brought tears in every eyes. The poetess felt it like others but her reaction in a different style is so impressive that mad this poem singular, A well deserved selection for poem of the day. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (9/17/2014 7:22:00 PM)

    ..........very nice....I enjoyed reading this piece.....there is a special feeling in this write.... and I loved reading the poet's notes also.... (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (9/17/2014 7:10:00 PM)

    This was delightful, its message is sweet and childlike and for that it gives kind memories. I can see why this is a favourite. Enjoyed (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (9/17/2014 7:10:00 PM)

    This was delightful, its message is sweet and childlike and for that it gives kind memories. I can see why this is a favourite. Enjoyed (Report) Reply

  • Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (9/17/2014 5:26:00 PM)

    Lovely I would have loved to see your performance..a ten.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 14, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 9, 2014


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