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08 October 2008 @ 03:10 pm
"There it goes"  
So it's brigits_flame time again.

The last time I wrote poetry was, if memory serves, almost exactly a year ago. I just don't do poetry much, because it always sounds kind of juvenile to me when I'm done, and I don't tend to like it. But I was contemplating the prompt last night, abject and computerless, and my brain started throwing words at me. No clue why they decided to be these ones, and I didn't want to force them to try to be any others. Mea culpa. XD

Thanks as always to eltea for looking it over. :) The prompt was that it had to start with the words "There it goes."

There -- it -- goes --

The right, the wrong, the siren song;
The crystal nonsense words;
The shards of glass through which we pass;
The soaring flightless birds.

The truth, the lie, the screaming sigh;
The whisper in the wood;
The nightfall holds its orange folds
As we all wish we could.

The cautious haste, the grateful waste;
The corners of the ring;
The clock that stops, the tearing drops;
Absurd, and everything.

 
 
Feeling: confusedconfused
 
 
 
dreamy_idealistdreamy_idealist on October 9th, 2008 11:55 pm (UTC)
Oh, I wish my brains started throwing that kind of words at me!

I love every bit of this, I think I'm going to learn it by heart. That's what my brain is telling me.

As of now, I'm rooting for you every week! Good luck!
Vitamin Ctierfal on October 10th, 2008 01:53 am (UTC)
Oh, my goodness! I'm glad you like it! Thanks very much! ^^