Weight of Feelings #atozchallenge #poetry #photography


W

I felt the weight of Atlas

precariously balanced on my shoulders

a lifetime fit into

that cupful of moments

***

So many things remembered

others eternally forgotten

the grimace of anguish

permanently

scored

on my heart

***

A wax casting

would never hold fast the sorrow

Sadly, if it cracked

so would the dam

that held  the reservoir of emotions at bay

***

I would drown instantly from the deluge

“Better to suffer years

of waxen apathy”

the seer whispers “then to…

***

At that moment

the power of the deluge

breaks

through

my pain

******

Words: A necessary part of every poet’s verse. It’s not the number of them that counts but the meaning ascribed to each and every one.

~Me

***

“Poetry is the spontaneous outflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origins from emotion recollected in tranquility. “

William Wordsworth, Lyrical Ballads, 1802

A2Z-BADGE-000 [2014]

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Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. 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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