Friday, February 09, 2007

Mind Her

Bear the spirit up with kindness
and a steady gaze
that will ease the pain in the arch of the eye.

Insistingly
speak the good words
and listen urgently.

Look,
she's waiting
in the mirror.

10 comments:

Barbara said...

Wonderful poem Carol, such eloquence.

Emily said...

This is such a beautiful poem because it has truth and that battle to be kind to others and ones self. Lovely!

It made my day, really.

Pearl said...

That's fabulous. Content and form. :)

Kai C. said...

lovely

Aurora said...

Wow, this is multi-layered. Show off. :)

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

very nice -- I love the ending!

Imran said...

This poem beautiful. Be kind to oneself so as to be kind to others.

miss magic said...

qznbeautiful

Jean-Luc Picard said...

An excellent poem, Carol; very well written.

Kaity said...

hey, great poem =D sorry about not being around so much.. :)