For My Mother


Even the soft rustle of

trees can drown out

this cosmic pulse
Ever so quietly,

it beats against bone
It coos like a lonely bird
blends in with the fabric of
my body


And it is like this,

that I watch you don your makeup
your precise regiment of


Your eyes which look like mine
are shallow pools of pain
empty specks
holes, you intend to fill
with each stroke of mascara


I endure the sympathy everyday
of watching you try
hoping I can salvage you

Racing against the inevitable


As it stands,

i can feel you everywhere
the connection is fierce
miles melt away
and I can tell you the worst of
me and your bombshell heart will
still sync to mine

as if you already knew
what I am


as if it is you


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barbiegogo's picture

Well written

Beautiful words will read more :-) ..

bishu's picture

Nice indeed life_is_as_it_is

Nice indeed life_is_as_it_is



SSmoothie's picture

Powerful. Love your writes

Powerful. Love your writes hugss 

Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

life_used_to_be_lifelike's picture

Thank you ssmoothie!

Thank you ssmoothie!

"It is a terrible thing to be so open. It is as if my heart put on a face and walked into the world" -- Sylvia Plath.