Friday, 3 September 2010

I stop to pick
a roadside flower
as if this
could ease
the pain of leaving

Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine

12 comments:

Devika said...

Nice tanka, Paul :)

and the previous - nice touch of humor,

wishes,
devika

Frank said...

A very sensitive poem with a rich sense of rhythm, Paul...

Kristin Riggs said...

Oh! This one hurts, but in the most beautiful way. Your poetry always causes me to feel something. Thank you!

DickWhyte said...

Very nice Paul - this has a great sense of loss in it.

Paul Smith said...

Thank you all for your comments.

It fuels my creative pulse to hear that my work is speaking to so many of you.

In gratitude.

Paul

DickWhyte said...

Well, this is a stunner Paul, so obviously your creative pulses are flowing wonderfully...

Gillena Cox said...

a bittersweet rendering of melancholy; much love
gillena

Paul Smith said...

Thanks Gillena. I'm glad you dropped by.

Dave Serjeant said...

brilliant!

Paul Smith said...

Thanks Dave, you're a star.

Nicole Hyde said...

Paul, what a gorgeous poem! Thank you for your post on my blog. I had a busy summer and poetry was on the backburner, but I've missed writing it and certainly missed reading your work.

Paul Smith said...

Thanks Nicole, it is good to have you back.