"Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.."- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Secret

Layer after layer of oblivion
Covering charades and memories
All her colored feelings , the days and nights
Her poetry never heard and the loneliness layed by her feet.
Fallen asleep after a yesterday with no tomorrow
In a life of no future, in a dream of no end
Hides her soul unable to tell
The time to leave from the time to forever wait.
Yet there you are, in front of this cold eternal gate.
Reach out your hand and turn the key
Bring her back to life, cast light on the shadows
Open her eyes, set her secret free.
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100 words
memyselfandela, 2013
This is my entry for Visual Dare

14 responses

  1. wonderful imagery and so intense feel

    February 16, 2013 at 11:28

    • Thank you. 🙂

      February 16, 2013 at 11:42

      • HI Ela! Have nominated you for three awards .pls accept http://soumyav.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/time-for-awards-again/

        February 17, 2013 at 12:10

      • Oh my God! My dear friend, thank you!!!!
        I don’t do awards. But your thought deeply honors me.
        Many many thanks ❤

        February 18, 2013 at 21:34

      • Oh ! I didn’t know that! still I just wanted to convey my love to you and your exquisite work

        February 19, 2013 at 10:57

      • No problems dear friend. Many many thanks for thinking of me. I am grateful and humbled by your kindness. 🙂

        February 22, 2013 at 01:04

  2. Gorgeous imagery, such a stark yet soulful feel to it. Thanks for participating!!

    February 17, 2013 at 05:10

    • Thank you so much dear Angela 🙂

      February 18, 2013 at 21:35

  3. This is really good!

    February 18, 2013 at 02:34

    • Thank you 🙂

      February 18, 2013 at 21:40

  4. Lovely! 🙂

    February 18, 2013 at 05:52

    • Thank you 🙂

      February 18, 2013 at 21:41

  5. Up High Lullaby

    I’m sitting here not sure what to say because your poem moved me in way that renderd me speachless. what you wrote is simply and utterly beautiful.

    Thank You

    – Noura

    February 19, 2013 at 10:39

    • Thank you so much dear friend. 🙂

      February 22, 2013 at 01:03

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