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Scalded Soul

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Scalded Soul

A scalded soul 
Open and bottomless
Like a black hole

Terrifying hours..
One heart, one mind opens
Should I give her these flowers..?


A.Ertsland
August 5th 2012

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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 3:20:00 PM

    This is intense....it has me thinking. Good piece!

  1. Date: 8/11/2012 12:46:00 PM

    Always give her the Flowers my brother across the soup bowl. Hope your Sat. is a nice relaxing peaceful one. What the hell a hug for you too my friend lol.

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland Date: 8/11/2012 12:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    awwe..:-)
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 4:09:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your poem!!! xoxo - Laila

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 1:49:00 PM

    yes, give her the flowers. or a potted plant that continues to grow, just as your love does.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 12:14:00 PM

    hello to the flower man on this flooded, cool day here in my side of the world..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 11:13:00 PM

    I love the title. Scalded soul. Very powerful And the poem awesome, Arild. Thanks for stopping by at my page. Hugs, Dinda :)

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 8:06:00 PM

    A good one about a guy scarred from a previous relationship. Yes, he should give the flowers. Nothing ventured, nothing gained!!!

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 12:09:00 AM

    I love your rhyme especially the ending part. It's really a wonderful write. Thank you Arid for the time to read my poem.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 2:46:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your very expressive work..Yes, sometimes our souls are very scalded..Thanks for stopping by my blog..Hubby seems to be doing well..Sara

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 10:39:00 AM

    Hi Arild with words like these she would be nuts to refuse your beautiful bouquet, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 7:51:00 AM

    Thoughts to ponder...I say give the flowers. Gifts from the heart do soothe the scalded soul. Love this write, Arild! Blessings to you, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 1:42:00 AM

    love how you ended this engaging piece, arild.... your unique theme evokes mucf fellings!.. greeat write!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 12:48:00 PM

    Arild stop hesitating give the lady the flowers, take care my man...Dave

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 11:42:00 AM

    Arild, it started raining again earlier today, looks like we have rain on the cards for the next couple of days at least.. Can't wait for summer ;) love & hugs CTC

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 11:13:00 AM

    Good question to end this with Arild, now I am wondering did you give them? thank you for the smiles you always bring with your comments ;) love & hugs CTC

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland Date: 8/5/2012 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :-) sure thing,CTC..am on my way;-)
    Neels Avatar Wilma Neels Date: 8/5/2012 1:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    only if you come fetch it lol
    Neels Avatar Wilma Neels Date: 8/5/2012 11:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hehe, I will have to send you some from over here then ;) lol
    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland Date: 8/5/2012 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    no,I haven`t..gotta find the flowers first!..lol
  1. Date: 8/5/2012 11:03:00 AM

    Nice one, but have you been in trouble, they say a man only offers flowers to say sorry, ha ha, I am sure it is not true xx

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland Date: 8/5/2012 11:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hahaha:) I`ve heard that saying somewhere before,lol..nah,I`ve been a good lad,Mandyxx