The End of Joy #poetry


Ohhh joy filled bubble

having popped too soon

prismed color exploding

absent is beauty and ceremony

no ooos or ahhs

no longer floating on a warm breeze

a colorless

feelingless

vapor of nothing

now that you are gone

The challenge at Poetry Jam  at  http://poetryjaam.blogspot.com/( so how do you feel?) was to explain a feeling using something tangible. Remember for a moment when in your glee you had created the roundest, most colorful buoyant shape with just a blow of air from your lips? The joy could not be contained. It is understandable why the moment of pure joy is a tremendous loss when the creation pops at the height of its moment of beauty.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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11 Comments

  1. no ooos or ahhs

    no longer floating

    The imagery of bubbles (popping) is a PERFECT tangible for an emotion. Glad you and your girls are doing well !

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