Treasure Island

ONElia AVElar

(Bulgaria)

*'In the beginning was the Word'


but now the lake of words is dry
the eyes produce no rain
from clouds of thoughts

the pink flamingo
of my nose bows down
to reach my mouth

i do not keep the silence
i do not... but guess
the silence keeps me...

or may be not...

Submitted: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Edited: Thursday, January 13, 2011

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  • Miroslava Odalovic (11/27/2012 10:14:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem! I dwelled on the word silence in English language and was sorry it refers to the state of mind like 'I am silent' but never to the process unless it requires an object 'He was silenced'. Wonderful writing in terms of everything especially in terms of going back to the meaning of speech itself. Just look at all the thoughts you've given me :) thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (10/9/2012 9:15:00 AM)

    Your poetry is unique.The verses are pure beauty but
    What is between them is as exciting
    Please keep writing poetry (Report) Reply

  • Tai Chi Italy (1/13/2011 5:38:00 PM)

    So you have writers block? Or you did! lol Beautifully put 2nd stanza! lol Thi imagery is startling and the conclusion, refreshing.

    The title? Mmmmmm

    Smiiling at you

    Tai (Report) Reply

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