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Poetry: For The Words, Are All Around Me

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Poetry: For The Words, Are All Around Me

The secret syllables
and words
surround me
in a morning fog
I absorb them through
the places I wonder
ideas I ponder
they flow into my blood
as they spill from my rose
like shameless water
they sweep into me
like the wind behind my bare knees
they whisper into my ears
within the summers breeze
they creep u on me
like a bottle feeling
emerged from being
cloaked deep within
the search for a pen
and paper, feverishly
into the depths of my soul
the intensity
is hard to control
like a wave, the words
tumble over me
grainy sands distort
my messages vision
as I struggle to write
how I remembered the piece
would begin
it feels like a rush
of electric
lightning bolts of
jolt through my body
shooting from me
stories of grief, and struggles
things I share to help
not to repeat
of loss and love
like a bottled sermon
thrown from above
the words hit me

Copyright © Heather Hill

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  1. Date: 7/10/2010 1:42:00 PM
    wow!! I love your free verse style,,not many can pull it off with such a flow,,Your words are awesome. I trully do pick up poetry by watching. And hearing imagine one view can create such a beautiful poe,, Or just one word all you need is a tittle ,, than the poet takes over,,,later,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 7:35:00 AM
    Excellent.. u must enter this in the contest calling for Free Catie Lindsey.. this is awesome Heather.. good luck if u enter it.. I have made sure I entered ALL the contests cause win or lose its the competition and spirit of it that is the fun on this site.. wonderful piece my friend. with luv..

  1. Date: 7/9/2010 10:52:00 PM
    words come form every sight sounds feelings and memories, only some of us know how to pen it :D