By FadedBlues


have you danced on moonbeams?
defied gravity inside a floating teardrop?
escaped the bindings of sense & sensitivity?
if it’s not quite the truth
nor grossly a lie,
then it must be poetry…
the stories we tell, the poems we create,
are not always cut & dried,
and seldom simplified.
there is often an air of mystery –
and that’s what a poem is supposed to be.
if a poem leads nowhere, is it the poet
who is lost, or the observer?
pursue the enigma, & follow blindly…
out of the fog & the distance
the poet shouts, & the poem pleads
i’m here, i’m here –
Find me!


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Copyright 2013 FadedBlues
Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.     Filed under: "Graphic Art"
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  • BetaWolfinVA On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, BetaWolfinVA (894)By person wrote:

    loved it, thanks for sharing :) Scholar

  • Wr1tt3n V3ng3anc3 On Friday, August 2, 2013, Wr1tt3n V3ng3anc3 (187)By person wrote:

    A fine pic and a truly fine glass of poetry. Verbal ovations to a masterpiece.

  • Nehema On Thursday, August 1, 2013, Nehema (1257)By person wrote:

    I would repeat the first stanza at the end, lol repeating the question after the explanation. Beautifully true sentiment and the reason so many like me enjoy reading other's work at least as much as writing my own - XXOO Scholar

  • A former member wrote: That second to last stanza is absolute perfection. I believe writers rape and abuse the painfully free gift we are given with words. We can say it all in cryptics or grab the blunt knife by the blade and ram it home. "Pursue the enigma, & follow blindly"... that's definitely gonna stick with me. I found you love.. try not to runaway lol. Scholar

  • FadedBlues On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, FadedBlues (2938)By person wrote:

    ...Friends, thanks. sometimes negotiating a poem is like a baby trying to maneuver thru a labyrinth. it's orgasmic when you get in deep...

  • BlackVelvet Rose On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, BlackVelvet Rose (210)By person wrote:

    This is perfect, it is who we are or at least a small part of us as the Poet is within left behind for others come to a conclusion... Scholar

  • xZombie Poptartzx On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, xZombie Poptartzx (484)By person wrote:

    Yes! This is what i've been saying lately... I loved the last stanza, definitely wrapped it up perfectly xoxo

  • A former member wrote: "if it’s not quite the truth/nor grossly a lie,/then it must be poetry…" you've perfectly capture what poetry is supposed to be. Loved this, especially the last few lines.

  • dwells On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, dwells (5703)By person wrote:

    Sometimes just a feeling, and often times that is enough, well-said FB, thanks.

  • Koki Longwood On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, Koki Longwood (71)By person wrote:

    brilliance is a commodite you possess

  • Devilish On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, Devilish (3758)By person wrote:

    Aweeee.. so so so so so so true.. every word of it. only you . damn if only so many others would read this and get it. thank you sir. Scholar

  • blue angel On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, blue angel (1115)By person wrote:

    Capturing the hearts and minds from the lost to the found;)~ Your words are profound !! Excellent entry :)

  • jerryrickard On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, jerryrickard (41)By person wrote:

    So true! "You cannot translate poetry into prose, that is why it is poetry" Marvellous

  • darkheartmagic On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, darkheartmagic (93)By person wrote:

    wow outstanding piece of art

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