Wednesday, May 18, 2011

HEARTS: PART TWO

My heart is
a jewelry box-
a place where I keep
the odds and ends of
my existence.

My treasures fill the box to
overflowing, and
some adorn better than others.
But
I can discard none.

Each is a necessity,
a site of memory
recalling me to myself.

-For “One Shot Wednesday” http://onestoppoetry.com/

6 comments:

  1. your words bespeak of power in the heart. how well you capture what all of us feel and none know how to define it quite.

    Monty / bummy

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  2. yeah i get this...i keep some treasures there as well and would give none of them up...

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  3. What a delightful way to look at the loves and experiences of love in a life

    Nicely wrought poem

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  4. So nicely expressed. Don't toss anything away!

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