Writingpoetry

[ Join Free! ]
(No Spam mail)

dotsdots
nav
  • RolePlay
  • Join Us
  • Writings
  • Shoutbox
  • Community
  • Digg Mashup
  • Mp3 Search
  • Online Education
  • My Youtube
  • Ear Training
  • Funny Pics
  • nav



    nav
  • Role Play
  • Piano Music
  • Free Videos
  • Web 2.0
  • nav



    << | >>
    poetry


    dots Submission Name: Life in an Hourglassdots
    --------------------------------------------------------





    Author: Porcelaine
    ASL Info:    27/F/Croatia
    Elite Ratio:    3.9 - 880/703/256
    Words: 179
    Class/Type: Poetry/Serious
    Total Views: 893
    Average Vote:    No vote yet.
    Bytes: 1369



    Description:
       


    Make the font bigger!! Double Spacing Back to recent posts.

    dotsLife in an Hourglassdots
    -------------------------------------------


    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

    The our 'above' shivers with confiscated sadness,
    Gloats in its vociferous madness
    And laughs at us

    We are the concubines to the wind,
    The century-graced grains of sand
    And we roll over...above and beneath our deserts
    That deceive us with their mirages of 'be'-ing

    We dream of flying
    And sometimes cross our dunes to find again
    A cry in the bleeding monotony of time
    That keeps us still in an hourglass

    Visions of the future dance in the heat
    Of our self-forged playgrounds and ballrooms
    Winding and twisting in on themselves
    As far as the dreamer's vistas may go

    In our bowl of vexed consciousness
    The awaiting masses of tresholds form battalions
    Of aspired spirituality, individuality, sensuality...
    Figments of thought in broken pieces of reality

    We wander around the puzzles
    Composed of trillions everforming members
    At every step of the segregated ground
    We stumble and fall before we can be lifted

    The our 'above' shivers with confiscated sadness,
    Gloats with its vociferous madness
    And laughs at us

    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*




    Submitted on 2009-08-11 06:53:50     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
    Submissions: [ Previous ] [ Next ]

    Rate This Submission

    1: >_<
    2: I dunno...
    3: meh!
    4: Pretty cool
    5: Wow!




    ||| Comments |||
      This is so profound and deeply philosophical; also brilliant.

    We mortals may be created in the image of God, and we strive to be Godlike, only to find that we cannot fly and are confined to finite knowledge and mortal punity! Even in loving me manage poorly, except in those instances of unconditional love that only mothers seem capable of providing to fortunate offspring.

    Nice work Sandra!
    | Posted on 2010-05-02 00:00:00 | by Ron Cole | [ Reply to This ]
      "concubines to the wind, century-graced grains of sand" ... I marvel at your ability to capture such simple words and put them together in such a beautiful way.
    Took a couple of reads... but well worth it.
    This has the feel of a vagabond roaming the desert in search for snow... for answers to all the questions of life's quandary. Bowing to the hands of time. Sometimes being fooled into thinking he's in control.

    The photo goes really well with the poem.
    | Posted on 2009-08-13 00:00:00 | by Intricate1 | [ Reply to This ]
      You have a gift of putting together complicated thought sometimes using Latinate words not in common use - yet it works so well. In your lines, I often find a wonderful exploration of being. I need to pause again and again, dropping the anchors of my life to let you take me where you will; taking me places I haven't been.
    | Posted on 2009-08-12 00:00:00 | by my shadow | [ Reply to This ]


    Think Feedback more than Compliments :: [ Guidelines ]

    1. Be honest.
    2. Try not to give only compliments.
    3. How did it make you feel?
    4. Why did it make you feel that way?
    5. Which parts?
    6. What distracted from the piece?
    7. What was unclear?
    8. What does it remind you of?
    9. How could it be improved?
    10. What would you have done differently?
    11. What was your interpretation of it?
    12. Does it feel original?



    177305

    Be kind, take a few minutes to review the hard work of others <3
    It means a lot to them, as it does to you.

    untitled written by Outlaw
    Mystery Read written by kyserin
    Day 5 written by TheStillSilence
    In a Corner written by jeniecel
    Delicious Stews written by elephantasia
    Relentless. The Visceral Fracture. written by Daniel Barlow
    (Untitled Song) written by TeslaKoyal
    When Sirens Whisper written by HisNameIsNoMore
    A Thousand Reflections written by endlessgame23
    Loop-di-Loop written by endlessgame23
    Reliquary of Writ written by HisNameIsNoMore
    The Curtain Call written by faideddarkness
    Not the Devil, but the Wind written by endlessgame23
    FamiliarDemons ©™ written by kyserin
    The Want written by Daniel Barlow
    None the Wiser written by endlessgame23
    Meaningless Meanings written by ForgottenGraves
    Honeymoon written by TheStillSilence
    Deep written by Janesaddiction
    Twin Intercept written by Daniel Barlow
    Starseed written by endlessgame23
    Things They (Don't) Say written by TheStillSilence
    A Sense Of Things written by Daniel Barlow
    Compartments written by TheStillSilence
    Untitled written by Daniel Barlow
    The Poems Death written by Mepoduo
    no sky on the other side written by teika5
    Beauty Rest written by jackz
    // Seasonal Song written by ShadowParadox
    Verse: written by Daniel Barlow

    Google
     


    poetry

    dotsLogindots

    User Name:

    Password:

    [ Quick Signup ]
    [ Lost Password ]


    January 10 07
    131,497 Poems
    Posted

    I have 14,000+ Subscribers on Youtube. See my Video Tutorials

    [ Angst Poetry ]
    [ Cutters ]
    [ Famous Poetry ]
    [ Poetry Scams ]



    FontSize:
    [ Smaller ] [ Bigger ]
     Poetry