Treasure Island

kibrom habtu

(ethiopia)

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An Inch


On a fading sight of beauty
An inch away from tenderness
An inch a way from deadness
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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Champo Finch (12/19/2010 10:42:00 AM)

    This poem is very good! I love the way you used simple words but brought out so much emotions through them... keep on writing you are very talented! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Mary Louise Mann Gabumpa (12/12/2010 7:43:00 PM)

    poetry is partly emotional that's why your poem is gratifyingly an inch away of grasp...
    it's a good that you're able to grasp the inch of a thought of all of it... (Report) Reply

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