Martina Moriarty

Rookie - 298 Points (15/04/1964 / Kerry)


Your ceremony was of a short duration?
the length..of your struggle!
in the continuance of time.
The wealth of your holding-in
the grand estate of the heart is, without question
A holy dwelling!
The hasp of my soul
the keyhole
to your lovely bones...
~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Submitted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Comments about this poem (Impermanence by Martina Moriarty )

  • Bronze Star - 2,391 Points Kelly Kurt (3/26/2015 1:16:00 PM)

    A lovely elegy, heartfelt and itself enshrined. Thank you for sharing it. (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 298 Points Martina Moriarty Mc Carthy (3/26/2015 4:01:00 PM)

    Thank you Kelly for your wonderful comment! Martina xxx

  • Veteran Poet - 1,409 Points Kay Staley (3/26/2015 9:33:00 AM)

    Quite stream of consciousness sounding. The breaking of the flow serves to slow the reader down to try and grasp what the author means...that being said, I am not sure that I know what the author means...An interesting read though. (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 298 Points Martina Moriarty Mc Carthy (3/26/2015 4:19:00 PM)

    Thank you Kay for reading and the lovely response! ! The inspiration behind the poem is a connection between Mother and Ice cream parlour... and a Promised Land. Martina xxx

    Rookie - 298 Points Martina Moriarty Mc Carthy (3/26/2015 4:08:00 PM)

    Thank you so much Kay for reading and your very kind response...The Inspiration behind the poem came from a dream I had about an Ice cream Parlour...and a mission I am on in my personal waking life! Martina xxx

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