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!


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

  • Gold Star - 6,880 Points 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

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,675 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 9,873 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 12,526 Points 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

  • Freshman - 512 Points Lenny Camacho (9/17/2014 10:51:00 PM)

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

  • Gold Star - 38,318 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 22,689 Points * 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

  • Silver Star - 3,365 Points 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

  • Silver Star - 3,365 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 5,723 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (9/17/2014 5:26:00 PM)

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

  • Gold Star - 5,767 Points Tiku . (9/17/2014 5:47:00 AM)

    very nice.beautifully done.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,758 Points Bernard Snyder (9/17/2014 1:02:00 AM)

    Great poem for a great cause. Well-penned and your talent is unbelievable. Also, congrats' on being voted 'poem of the day'! Well deserved! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,526 Points Amitava Sur (9/29/2013 9:38:00 PM)

    A lovely poem with an imaginary situation.... like.... ONCE KISS DEEP, THE SOUL NOT THE SKIN. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 867 Points Liliana ~el (9/17/2013 8:04:00 PM)

    Happy! very. pleasant :) (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,645 Points Soumita Sarkar (9/17/2013 11:17:00 AM)

    Good..one....nice to read.........soul not skin. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,259 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/17/2013 7:11:00 AM)

    Congratulation Elena..Beautifully penned. Thanks for sharing. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,181 Points Leslie Philibert (9/17/2013 4:16:00 AM)

    Beautifully penned, thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 460 Points marvin brato (9/17/2013 3:52:00 AM)

    Beautifully penned, thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/17/2013 3:01:00 AM)

    Congratulation Elena Sweet heart of a child thank once more (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,785 Points Khairul Ahsan (7/6/2013 8:32:00 AM)

    kiss deep:
    the soul, not the skin!
    Nice proposition. This is a wonderful poem, rightly deserved to be the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 14, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 9, 2014


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