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I carved out a line Through the gridlock streets Where lovers embrace And the highclass meet Where the gamers trudge Always looking down All the elders look on With a steady frown Fresh stores opened Old ones closed The city's on the rise Everybody knows Tell that to the ragged Huddled round the alleys Skyscrapers children In concrete valleys In the center of it all Pouring out his heart Is a man on a piano Who knows nothing of art He's been there for hours Days and now weeks He's not going to stop playing Until the summer sleeps When winter strangles this city The streets will be silent The drapes of snow Soothing yet violent I wonder where the player Will go when its over Will he slumber with summer? Or change with winter.

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Date: 10/20/2016 9:10:00 PM
I liked it, especially "drapes of snow, soothing yet violent."
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Date: 9/26/2016 3:18:00 PM
Moregan, Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :) Drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs **YNR - SKAT
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Date: 9/21/2016 8:32:00 PM
Morgan, Welcome to Poetry soup, I hope you enjoy the community. Here, you will find friendly poets who enjoy supporting one another. I myself, enjoy reading and commenting those who want to be read. The only time I give constructive criticism is when a poet desires it. However, if for some reason the poem is not my field I will guide you to someone who is more qualified than I. Stop by and read one of my poems if you like. My poems are not perfect, but I have a feeling you might like one. I encourage you to check out the contest page and read to receive comments. Tell me a little about your poetic skills if you like. It will be my pleasure to follow and read every poem you post from here on :) We are Lucky To Have you. Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 9/21/2016 7:27:00 AM
Good entry with a nice poem. Hope u will enjoy PS very much.Very meaningful & deep write. Keep on writing..........//:) with love
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