Amera Andersen

Rookie (12/03/81 / New Jersey)

because of you …


because of you … I am filled with
resplendent points of light that
cannot hide behind shadows
of doubt.

because of you … each new day
is drenched in a glow that will
not be contained in a bottle
of scorn.

because of you … I look forward
to the crack of dawn; watching
it sizzle - sunny side up, to
feed the world.

because of you … there are days
that I am drenched in the
elixir of satisfaction that
reforms ashes.

and - because of you … I have
overdosed on the opiate of
perfection and nothing
can harm me.

Submitted: Saturday, June 12, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (because of you … by Amera Andersen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly.

True, a new mistress now I chase,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Those moments of weakness, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. lost, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  3. Apps, Phil Soar
  4. rapture, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  5. Mind Games, Perveiz Ali
  6. dancing politics, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  7. Always Open, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Right choice, hasmukh amathalal
  9. Marriage and morals., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  10. For her age, hasmukh amathalal
[Hata Bildir]