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somewhere i have never travelled

By lostrita
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond
any experience,your eyes have their silence:
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me,
or which i cannot touch because they are too near

your slightest look easily will unclose me
though i have closed myself as fingers,
you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens
(touching skilfully,mysteriously)her first rose

or if your wish be to close me,i and
my life will shut very beautifully,suddenly,
as when the heart of this flower imagines
the snow carefully everywhere descending;

nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals
the power of your intense fragility:whose texture
compels me with the colour of its countries,
rendering death and forever with each breathing

(i do not know what it is about you that closes
and opens;only something in me understands
the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses)
nobody,not even the rain,has such small hands
- E. E. Cummings -

Tags: Portrait Night Poetry Portraits and people

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Comments


Rock 18 10 2 England
9 Jun 2018 8:29AM
Very atmospheric.
Photography is a visual art and your work illustrates that fact to perfection .
Rock
9 Jun 2018 8:32AM
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
exposure Plus
16 6.0k England
9 Jun 2018 9:44AM
A brilliant piece of Art work.
Pauline.
FabioKeiner 7 111 1 Austria
9 Jun 2018 1:34PM
mi chica mas misteriosa
RSK 10 6 Canada
10 Jun 2018 5:42AM
Artist at work.
T.F.S.

Ron

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