Sirens Lament (Tribute for Saintedmad)

By Leith Plunkett

She whispers poetry in a language
only felt………not heard
Where ink bleeds across the page
changing words to feelings
and sentences to heartbeats

She whispers love in a language
that knows no simple explanation
Charming readers with a sirens tongue
Mourning what comes from a lifetime of heartbeats

Words may one day be forgotten
as the pages turn to dust
and crumble through wrinkled fingers
but a gentle handprint forever felt
where it touched his heart

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Copyright 2010 Leith Plunkett
Published on Tuesday, January 26, 2010.     Filed under: "Tribute" and "Poetry"
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  • Cassette On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Cassette (1191)By person wrote:

    those written into your poetry are forever lucky.

  • ubiquitoussoul On Tuesday, August 31, 2010, ubiquitoussoul (347)By person wrote:

    Certainly deserved. She's got a hand that feeds blood work to the heart..she injects moving emotions and works of art into our souls..ubiquitous

  • A former member wrote: such a well deserved tribute..lush and dreamy.

  • Malcholm Dark On Thursday, March 4, 2010, Malcholm Dark (823)By person wrote:

    What a wonderful Thought, I love poems about poems and poets. The visuals were the best, and the flow is perfect, thank-you.

  • A former member wrote: This was INDEED a beautiful tribute. Wonderful words gushing about wondeful words. You both are equally lovely in your unique ways. =)

  • A former member wrote: mon dieu......this took me by complete surprise. i dun know whether to smile or cry or both. you make me feel very very small and so enormously BIG........ and i am touched. so touched and moved. my gracious. ....thank you for always. this is indeed a huge blessing when least expected and most direly needed. loves~~

  • The Lipstick Factor On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, The Lipstick Factor (291)By person wrote:

    Such truth--lovely tribute to one who wrings words from tears and heartbeats...well done!

  • Dilated View On Tuesday, January 26, 2010, Dilated View (602)By person wrote:

    An excellent tribute for a wonderful writer. I agree whole heartedly with the statement. Nicely done :)

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