Poetry Blogs (brook)

brook (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Recent Comments

Hazel ettridge on absence (38 minutes ago)

Hazel ettridge on The tenderness of you (40 minutes ago)

Hazel ettridge on Flow with the flow (43 minutes ago)

Martin Elder on absence (1 hour ago)

Emer Ni Chorra on Can we just be? (4 hours ago)

New Shoes on Can we just be? (8 hours ago)

Nigel Astell on Proposal (9 hours ago)

Nigel Astell on Can we just be? (9 hours ago)

Aviva Rifka Bhandari on Mr. Bad. (12 hours ago)

Brenda Wells on Dinner Plate (14 hours ago)

Within These Walls

These days I feel a kinship with the four white walls,
Which guard my every move, every breath, every thought.
Observe how they close in on me, irked, distraught-
They make the world look small.
I speak to them in unfinished puzzles,
And superficial metaphors,
And subdued gurgles,
And defeated murmurs.
My words are nothing but a brook,
Whose melancholic babbles fill the chilly air.
They ...

Read and leave comments (8)

brookbutterflieslonelinessPoetryskylinewallswords

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message