Treasure Island

Heather Burns


Hanging There


Hanging there
suspended in time

waiting

attached to a golden
thread

Its' beginning to stretch
getting taut

snap!

it breaks release

Submitted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (Hanging There by Heather Burns )

Enter the verification code :

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/22/2013 6:46:00 AM)

    Wow. Wonderful poem Heather.. Short and Sweet. Loved it..

    Thank you for the lovely comments for my poems Heather...Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/22/2013 4:59:00 AM)

    That break is a release. It is not pleasant to be in stretched taut state for long. Thank you for a beautiful poem with economy of words. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (8/22/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    Wow a fantastic poem so unique n d golden thread enhances its poetic effect. Thanx 4 yor reviews too. Take care heather :) (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

New Poems

  1. Child's Grace, Randy McClave
  2. The Many Worlds Of Multiverses, Is It Poetry
  3. Meaningful Treasures, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  4. Control, Garrett Doff
  5. Thoughts, Garrett Doff
  6. When People Love, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  7. You, Garrett Doff
  8. Mondays, Garrett Doff
  9. Love, Ntando Lah Ancient
  10. Haunted By You, Wilma Horne

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City, Sherman Alexie
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]