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a poem is evermore

You’ve asked me, why do you cry ?
I reply, only the sky knows this,
and you say, you require the blue
of day to fade
I reply, it began at dawn

each day my lead wears down
when fingers are scribbling with a stub
will there be anything left of me to write?
or will the lead have seeped into my veins
and my finger take over
marking the lines
of time

now I know, it doesn’t matter
as the sun curls
to warm the surface of the earth
the wind bounces off the stratosphere
singing along the equator
of love, a sea of
lobsters crawls across the dermis
of the planet,

life will go on
with or without my pencil

but my poem is evermore

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Not sure what the first meant?

Glad you liked the those stanza's. hmmmm the first ? lets just call it a poets whim thats how it came out and I decided to leave the first stanza there for the time being maybe later for workshop purposes I may remove it

xxx~

("Always and Forever") - (Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein)

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it is the essence of the poet that survives. I'm not sure about the poems themselves, but I think that is what you were getting at. Who and what the poet is or was, is the important thing. I hope that you become the wise old grandma that wrote poetry. That'll teach you! Love ya, and higgest bugs, ~ Gee

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Yes in a sense its the essence of the poet that remains but I was looking at the poem as a whole and its lifespan, I think that a poem can outlast the poet look at how many old verses are ended with Anon ? I have a few poems that I would kill to know who wrote them and I will never know in most cases they are the types of poem that make me crave to read more its such a shame that these poems are marked Anon

it would be nice to become the wise old grandma we shall see eh ? only time and health will tell :)

love and higgliest bugs JC xxx

("Always and Forever") - (Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein)

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ANOTHER INSPIRED POEM...

just about great

poets must compose
so that many continue to search
the heart of the creator at that moment
I step into the soul of my subject
to imagine how I'd feel
had I been the one in that situation
none-the less,
each one must have one’s own fibre
to brave the knife
the sword,
the curse
the slicing tongue
how can I ever be all in one
so my feelings are the outcome
of one’s peculiar situation
as at that moment

loved

In the moment
of creation
in the minute of birth

I am at my most zen
its when I am in the zone
and nothing else exists

thanks for the comment and the words
they are very much appreciated

love JC xxx

("Always and Forever") - (Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein)

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You are so lucky to have any lead in your pencil or maybe you know someone that has lucky Girl, there are a lot that will be so jealous, all I get is greasy Graphite and crumbling ends, but if my memory fades I shall be in a hell that has no pencil to tend lol
Loved the write, the theme hurt me but gr8.
As always Ian.T

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

I knew you of all people may read between the lines with this poem thanks for the comment and I am very sorry it hurt sometimes I maybe let too much out ? I guess lately I have been writing like a demon and not much of it it light hearted

thanks for the g8 ((((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))))))

hugs and love always JC xxx

("Always and Forever") - (Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein)

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I is not hurt at all, I was being naughty,
that's just me I was joking your write was top line.
We send healing and someone to let you sleep.
We had to send one of the girls for that, as you were laying on top of your bed with window open just wearing moonbeams, so I asked Sister Teresa to sit with you LOL.
Sadie told me yesterday that Tiz is there, and Teresa, so you should be feeling a lot better, And my thoughts that you and all of those over there will be safe in this Hot time.
I had to go out in the snow this morning but I wont talk about how cool it was and bright, as the beauty of the cool weather would be upsetting so I wont mention how cool it was again ?????
Yours with Many good thoughts for your rest and safety, Ian.T

.
There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

I is not hurt at all, I was being naughty,
that's just me I was joking your write was top line.
We send healing and someone to let you sleep.
We had to send one of the girls for that, as you were laying on top of your bed with window open just wearing moonbeams, so I asked Sister Teresa to sit with you LOL.
Sadie told me yesterday that Tiz is there, and Teresa, so you should be feeling a lot better, And my thoughts that you and all of those over there will be safe in this Hot time.
I had to go out in the snow this morning but I wont talk about how cool it was and bright, as the beauty of the cool weather would be upsetting so I wont mention how cool it was again ?????
Yours with Many good thoughts for your rest and safety, Ian.T

.
There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

It got you Tinkin' ? thats damn good

who of us will remain I look around and wonder
some of us will be hoarded by family and passed
from generation to generation

but one or two will be read by the millions

its a sobering thought eh ?

sorry for being maudlin lol

hugs and love JC xxx

("Always and Forever") - (Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein)

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very thought that keeps us writing. I see what you intended now and it gives us hope that no matter how many readers of our works in a hundred or more years; it will be cherished by someone! It is the universal compulsion to be remembered for something.We are all allowed to be maudlin once in awhile, it is a good catalyst for great poetry! I think you have just as good a chance as any, to be read by millions as any of us.So, you have had your moment of maudlinism. [ I may have made up that word] now get back to work! LOL Love and higgest bugs, ~ Gee

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