Treasure Island

B.B. Loring

(October 24,1995 / Maine, United States)

There Is A Map Of You All Around Me


You are who I think about
When I stare out my bedroom window
Drinking my morning coffee
You are who I think about
When disaster strikes;
when I can't seem to breathe
You name is on my tongue
when someone mentions infinity;
the rest of my years
You make yourself visible
In everything you mention;
You are making a map;
Putting pins in objects;
Putting pins in my dreams
You are making a map of you;
It is all around me;
spread across the board of my life
And you are there;
at the bottom of my coffee pot
While this cold autumn
Seeps through my camisole;
Smirking a little
When I hear you
In something someone says
Or in their sarcastic tone;
You get me in trouble sometimes
And I can't keep from wondering
What things you might see me in;
I hope they don't ruin your day
I have made it a habit
To dress lightly when I sleep
Hoping to feel you on my skin
When I dream you're holding me;
your chest aganist my spine

Submitted: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (There Is A Map Of You All Around Me by B.B. Loring )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. If Not Homespun, Scott J. Shepard
  2. Gifts, Scott J. Shepard
  3. Courage, Scott J. Shepard
  4. For Those Who Starve, Scott J. Shepard
  5. Gorgeous Girls, Scott J. Shepard
  6. Your Wet Eyelashes, Eyelids, Bijay Kant Dubey
  7. Minor Keys, Scott J. Shepard
  8. My Forgotten Love, Gianni Pansensoy
  9. Social Reconstruction, Scott J. Shepard
  10. Rain, Chad Seagraves

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

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

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]