Saturday, 23 April 2011

a statement


Photo Credit: Greg Laychak
a statement-
I see in your stature
that fierce independence
is never far away
fuchsia, pinks and whites
merge with the grey
you redesigned that window
to usher in the orange-yellow sunshine
I walk out of the frame
corridor swallows me in

"that path can contain only you,
while I remain in the periphery"

21 comments:

  1. Your poem speaks to her individual determination and the fact that she is alone. A deep poem. Well done.

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  2. You have captured the essence of the picture, in both the past and present of the subject.

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  3. A strength and depth to your words that match the photo well.

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  4. A statement, of confidence and independence, an enjoyable read

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  5. A poem with depth and a spirit of independence! Well written, Gautami.whid

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  6. the corridor swallowing her - i like

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  7. Yes you brought color to her and a sense of her survival through it all. Very well done. Gay

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  8. Lends strength to her individuality and her independence, but the end note does leave a sad ring to the matter, a loneliness stemming from that path...

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  9. Great statement of the journey and how we must walk alone at times. Beautifully honored the prompt! ~ Rose

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  10. Captured well, the individual strength, yet the longing for sunlit days beyond the window frame.

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  11. shivers at the corridor swallowing...i wonder if the independence is forced?

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  12. A wonderful juxtaposition of then and now.

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  13. This is beautiful. The corridor swallows me in...sad.

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  14. Very powerful....the last lines grab at the heart. Beautiful

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  15. The closest to Greg's heart/art. Abstract, tender, chilling truthful, with a soulful grace.
    I wish I were half a poet as your mind.

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