Learn More

Isabelle Cooper


The Wall


Sometimes in extremity as I remember
I used to turn and stroke the wall

Fingertips against the smoothness
over and over and over

There was some meaning
concealed there and yet

Not hidden, open for the taking
it soothed some desolation in me

To imagine this; that there was speech between us
between my fingers and the wall

Submitted: Monday, July 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 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 (The Wall by Isabelle Cooper )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  5. Alone, Maya Angelou
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  9. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  10. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Can I Belong?, Michael P. McParland
  2. Calling Voice, Michael P. McParland
  3. Calling Out, Michael P. McParland
  4. Caged, Michael P. McParland
  5. Meeting Nan, Lynn Anne Brown
  6. Pantry Of Thoughts, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Diagrams Of Language, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. So Tired(I Need You), Michael P. McParland
  9. colour of love, Prince Lartey
  10. Total Mystery, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
[Hata Bildir]