What are Words?

By Thorn

"True Love"
Said the Poet's heart
to his pen.

"Lines and shapes"
Said the Poet's pen
to his page.

"letters and words"
Said the page
to Her eyes.


Come closer...
Let me whisper in your ear...


"True Love"
Said the Poet's heart
to his mouth.

"Motion and vibrations"
Said the Poet's mouth
to the air.

"sounds and words"
Said the air
to Her ear.


Come closer...
Let me hold you in my arms...


"True Love"
Said the Poet's heart
to Hers.

And though neither spoke a word...

"True Love"
Replied Her heart
to His.

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© 2006 Thorn
Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2006.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Alchemist On Saturday, January 26, 2013, Alchemist (860)By person wrote:

    Wow, I'm simply awe struck by the beauty and power of this work.

  • Alchemist On Monday, April 29, 2013, Alchemist (860)By person wrote:

    Had to come back and read this again and it gets better every time. What can I say but you put it so simply in the most poetic but still complex way with perfect structure and masterful flow.

  • mysterylove On Saturday, January 26, 2013, mysterylove (105)By person wrote:

    love this.

  • A former member wrote: interesting & very creative ;)

  • Army Barbie On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, Army Barbie (324)By person wrote:

    Darling, this always moves me. I seriously think it's one of your best. I miss you, post more fucktard

  • blue On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, blue (1460)By person wrote:

    hey! I own the copyrights for 'fucktard'!! you owe me tacos lady.

  • waterchica999 On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, waterchica999 (30)By person wrote:

    that was just beautiful and a wonderfully new way to see it

  • Bluegirl On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, Bluegirl (181)By person wrote:

    awwww. Wow. I got tingles reading this. Well done. :)

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, TropicalSnowstorm (1772)By person wrote:

    Beautiful piece! I love the flow and imagery. Ciao, T/S Scholar

  • Spiritus_Frumenti On Wednesday, September 26, 2007, Spiritus_Frumenti (343)By person wrote:

    this felt magical and romantic. i love it.

  • A former member wrote: The flow of this piece alone wraps about the the mind in a romanced fashion that lures all of your senses to a hush. This piece reminds me, personally of those moments when you're most deeply in love. True love.

  • A former member wrote: .. and to speak on a more deeper level, the connection spoken between the poet, his pen, his heart, her, and him.. all that of whis is spoken here is reverberated in an echo that is only rewitnessed in the eyes of the reader.

  • A former member wrote: Thank you. This is exquisite.

  • A former member wrote: awwww this is sooooo SWEET! i love this! :D a lot deeper than the avg love poem

  • A former member wrote: i can't believe that i haven't commented on this one before, i could have sworn i did..i've read it many times, and it still strikes me with the same calm trickling feeling. it's like a peace-filled summit, and your words are at the top..

  • A former member wrote: ..winding throughout in such a swift trickling motion. every bit of side details added to this piece were expertly placed and quietly woven. i see this as a person lamenting softly, repeating the words over and over until the become seamless..

  • A former member wrote: ..and utterly flawless with stream quality. i could babble about this piece for a long time, it's such a special poem.

  • Thorn On Thursday, January 26, 2006, Thorn (287)By person wrote:

    Wow. Thank you :)

  • A former member wrote: oh, this is so beautiful... i love it...

  • A former member wrote: awww very very sweet.. yeah i know too much of a girl comment...bravo, encore

  • Army Barbie On Tuesday, January 17, 2006, Army Barbie (324)By person wrote:

    You are amazing...and if I could say that a million times it wouldn't be enough. I could even say exuberant and it wouldnt qualify as exemplary. So take this meaningless babble as my love for this piece.

  • NikesRain On Tuesday, January 10, 2006, NikesRain (1339)By person wrote:

    beautifully done..... the concept of love needing no words to be exchanged, absolutely great... my heart itself sighed at the ending..

  • blue On Tuesday, January 10, 2006, blue (1460)By person wrote:

    =) damn man! that was fucking fantastic!! take a bow* ~b

  • Thorn On Wednesday, January 11, 2006, Thorn (287)By person wrote:

    Thank you, Blue. *Bows*

  • cherietree On Saturday, January 7, 2006, cherietree (21)By person wrote:

    i like it !!! luv zoes mate n zoe

  • Irioth On Friday, January 6, 2006, Irioth (7)By person wrote:

    Wow, awesome. This is amazingly well done.

  • Nail Bunny On Friday, January 6, 2006, Nail Bunny (161)By person wrote:

    Thorn, you have outdone yourself... this piece expresses such love and emotion... I can't believe or describe how perfect this is.

  • Aethelwyne On Friday, January 6, 2006, Aethelwyne (51)By person wrote:

    wow. you have just outdone everything i have ever written. absolutely wonderful.

  • Thorn On Tuesday, January 10, 2006, Thorn (287)By person wrote:

    I wouldn't go so far as to say THAT...

  • A former member wrote: Oh Oh Oh Oh...AH! Wonderful wonderful wonderful...so very vividly described...and, yes, words can be said without ever speaking. Beautiful. *Evangel*

  • LordBrosnian On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, LordBrosnian (52)By person wrote:

    Very visual...good scheme. I thouroughly enjoyed it...ah THE WAXING HOPELESS ROMANTICISM!!

  • vaultgrl On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, vaultgrl (186)By person wrote:

    ...oh my....i have to agree with kuro and poetic.....this is so eliquent and full of beauty.....great write.....

  • PoeticHellion On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, PoeticHellion (192)By person wrote:

    Holy crap. Wow. That is so amazing. BEAUTIFULLLLLLL. ♥♥

  • Forgotten Angel On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, Forgotten Angel (310)By person wrote:

    it doesnt matter if its not ur 'style' its great..and very cute..a love poem if i've ever seen one! i bet she'll love it, great job! -Kel

  • Thorn On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, Thorn (287)By person wrote:

    It's not specifically about anyone, really. It's the concept that words cannot truly capture love...

  • Thorn On Wednesday, January 4, 2006, Thorn (287)By person wrote:

    True, it's not my usual style... it just hit me.

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