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A Mind Set

Set your jaw towards the night. Let the magma of your veins spill from your eyes, blazing truth.

Stand when you’ve fallen, brushing ashes from your Stars -and set your jaw towards the night.

** my motto condensed into two lines **

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  1. Date: 8/31/2009 10:09:00 PM
    OMG that sucks like a dyson. I miss ya too daffs. Love you and hope you get online again :) x ILU Daffzy

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 10:28:00 PM
    Wow! Congratulations, Micaela, for your placement in Brian's monoku form poetry contest. Very nice. Sincerely, DAS-J.

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 1:56:00 PM
    I think this deserves more lines. I would love to see this in a full onset free verse poem. Beautiful! Congratulations on your win in the monoku contest.

  1. Date: 7/29/2009 1:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's contest Micaela. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 4:55:00 PM
    Micaela,this is a well deserved win in Brians contest, congratulations ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 2:58:00 PM
    The vivid imagery conveys your thoughts in an interesting way. Congratulations on being one of the winners in Brian's contest. Enjoy your honor. Wishing you ongoing success. Karen

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 1:36:00 PM
    Congrats Micaela! Awesome work! Miss you too sweet friend and thanks for stopping by. Hugs, shar xoxoxo

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 8:51:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in my contest Micaela.Rgds Brian .My latest contest Caricare is now open

  1. Date: 7/25/2009 8:12:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Micaela .Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/22/2009 6:06:00 PM
    "Let the magma of your veins spill from your eyes" "Brushing ashes from your Stars" "set your jaw towards the night" absolutely delicious phrasing! I'm always amazed by your poetry, Daffy, always. The images here draw such a picture, it's wonderful and vastly inspiring. It makes me want to write :) KCOG, Bugsy =D

  1. Date: 7/22/2009 1:29:00 PM
    Wow This poem was so cool and harsh. I wish I could write like you. I was mesmerized by your words. X's and O's ...Amber

  1. Date: 7/22/2009 5:50:00 AM
    AWESOME! Makes me think of a phoenix rising from the ashes. Keep on going no matter what life throws. Great one Micaela. :) Love christie