Martina Moriarty

Freshman - 869 Points (15/04/1964 / Kerry)

Impermanence - Poem by Martina Moriarty

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...
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Comments about Impermanence by Martina Moriarty

  • Gold Star - 52,929 Points Kelly Kurt (3/26/2015 1:16:00 PM)

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

    Freshman - 869 Points Martina Moriarty Mc Carthy (3/26/2015 4:01:00 PM)

    Thank you Kelly for your wonderful comment! Martina xxx

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,979 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

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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