Breaking through

Posted: January 21, 2012 in Ramblings of a sober Poet
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Her smile,
Eats away at my walls.
Look at me,
…but safe

©Richard Quaz Roodt(2012)

This poem is linked to D’versepoets(Poetics: Borders)
OneSingleImpression(Prompt :Smile)

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  1. tashtoo says:

    Exposed but safe…there’s true poetry found in that statement. Seldom do we feel both at the same time…special stuff! Powerful little weave, Poet!

  2. claudia says:

    this is great, this is what love can do.. so much power..

  3. brian says:

    its ok to feel exposed when you know it is safe…can actually be rather fun you know…smiles.

  4. nokuthula says:

    Your work should be introduced into South African schools English syllabus.

  5. hedgewitch says:

    Short and quite sweet–walls need to come down in many places. Enjoyed it.

  6. Simply put…and that’s the way it is sometimes! Very good!

  7. The potency of love and trust so concisely captured!

  8. Heaven says:

    Short and lovely read…nice one ~

  9. Ruth says:

    I love it – a smile can really do that. Great imagery.

  10. ~L says:

    Great graphic with those words!!! They weave together a powerful message!

  11. Harshad says:

    Short and powerful.

  12. woodrow says:

    quite a bit of tension in this little poem, a poweful moment when you feel your heat beat with both fear and hope. very well done.

  13. Taylor says:

    love it,

    short, and powerful.


  14. Mama Zen says:

    Excellent, powerful piece!

  15. Hema says:

    Wow..thats cool!!

  16. You’re an amazing writer; keep at it. I love this; I adore short poetry, and you’ve managed to pack such a lot of feeling into a few words. Well done.

  17. jinksy says:

    Small can be beautiful especially with a poem! 🙂

  18. you always impress me, smiles.

    Incredible imagery!

    Hope all is well,
    Appreciated your support along the way,
    Welcome sharing a random piece with us today,

    You rock.
    Keep it up.

  19. Claire says:

    I love that you captured so many emotions and a whole relationship in such a short poem. You made every word count, and that was amazing.

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