Miroslava Odalovic

(Montenegro)

Mermaid


A hearth it's not for a heart's home cast
Half a world away from my embrace
Sure-present's a gift but future as past
An armful of ropes and never a brace

Breath of the seed's a mermaid's gasp
A water hearth sculpted in a distant dome
Swims a thousand laps only to find
A self seeking truth of nothing no home

The distant longing might be reconciled
In a single droplet endlessly shed
To make an ocean sink and the land go wild
To drown where the laps are endlessly led

Burned on the skin
Restless like hair
Flattered by a fin
Of hope -
And possible air

Submitted: Monday, August 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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 (Mermaid by Miroslava Odalovic )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Discrimination, gajanan mishra
  2. Your, Umasree Raghunath
  3. coal on the asphalt, a mile away, Mandolyn ...
  4. Jostled here and there, Emmanuel George Cefai
  5. Over the seas Over the waves, Emmanuel George Cefai
  6. Reunion, Umasree Raghunath
  7. Over The Edge Over The Slippery Ledges, Emmanuel George Cefai
  8. World War One, P.D. Turner
  9. The Poet-Seer irresistible, Emmanuel George Cefai
  10. Slow Fast But sure, Emmanuel George Cefai

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Herrick

Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]