kibrom habtu

Rookie - 1 Points (ethiopia)

An Inch - Poem by kibrom habtu

On a fading sight of beauty
An inch away from tenderness
An inch a way from deadness
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Comments about An Inch by kibrom habtu

  • Freshman - 512 Points Lenny Camacho (9/25/2014 10:04:00 PM)

    words as long as an inch can travel miles and touch someone's heart beyond the soil one steps on... beautiful gift you've made us... thanks (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 8,371 Points Francis Lynch (9/25/2014 9:36:00 PM)

    How far?
    Good write.
    Could use a bit of minimalism. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,693 Points Terry Craddock (9/25/2014 5:46:00 PM)

    The moral must be 'a frustrating inch away from that which we desire may as well be a mile' and for those of us who often suffer from insomnia an inch away from sleep is deeply distressing. An inch away from love, seems like a knife etch for any afraid to take the final leap or afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing. Loved the deeply moving images of 'An Inch' too far to obtain. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,338 Points Bernard Snyder (9/25/2014 2:48:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. Well-deserved vote for 'Poem of the day! ''but the inch of stillness so brittle'...Awesome! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 45,087 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (9/25/2014 10:45:00 AM)

    An inch away is a good imagination and poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,190 Points Kay Staley (9/25/2014 10:06:00 AM)

    An inch away from being a real poem because of the lack of rhyme scheme. Nice ideas..nice stream of consciousness style. Good vocabulary. Needs a few more little bits of clarity within the inches of perplexity. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Shashikant Nishant Sharma (9/25/2013 9:16:00 PM)

    Very delicately woven thread of emotions in a beautiful expression of words. Really Liked it. Good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 867 Points Liliana ~el (9/25/2013 7:39:00 PM)

    The little bit that is so significant! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 877 Points marvin brato (9/25/2013 4:18:00 AM)

    Beautiful thoughts, well-penned! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 189 Points Jayne Davies (9/25/2013 1:43:00 AM)

    Great poem! Well done to you! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sumitra Das (9/26/2012 5:09:00 AM)

    An inch is very important. Verygood poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bolah Lawal (9/25/2012 5:14:00 PM)

    Nicely written, calm, yet emphatic. I like alot. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ruby Tonacao Campos (3/5/2012 7:50:00 AM)

    I like this piece. It sounds so romantic. You have an imaginative and creative mind.
    Keep it up! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Cosmic Dreamer (4/27/2011 3:24:00 PM)

    Emotions are what guide us through lifes journey... The ability to capture them for all eternity in the form of the written word is truly an art... Congratulations... I love your poem... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Elizabeth Mpanga (4/26/2011 2:22:00 AM)

    reminds me of a broken heart that longs for that lost love but is gripped with so much fear, they can only dream and wish.

    this is so heart felt.

    keep writting sweetheart. this is so full of passionate reasonace (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sheldon Saluta (3/16/2011 12:10:00 AM)

    the inch is symbolic!
    the sound of the poem is fascinating!
    i like it!
    good jod. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Fadwa Gmiden (2/23/2011 10:29:00 AM)

    fascinating wonderful amazing i just love it lot of emotions; i love your ideas (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jenny Gordon (1/22/2011 1:28:00 PM)

    Very fascinating. I love how you've captured the barest escape with the repeated reminder of a mere inch and inching away. Delightful. Intriguing as well....seemingly referring to forbidden pleasures. I enjoyed how you depicted it all so cleverly with just an 'inch'....Excellent! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 379 Points Pacific Hernandez (1/11/2011 12:48:00 PM)

    I like this poem. Nicely written. Good choice of words. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Redd Juceekittee (1/10/2011 10:54:00 AM)

    Kind of glum for my taste (Report) Reply

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