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by Maria Massarella


the
lotus moon
in
my
helio
centric
eye







°m.a


06/30/2008

Author's Note: playing with Glenn Currier's challenge "What is poetry?"

and ...'heliocentric' is the word in its entirety ... i spread it over two lines ...

Posted on 06/30/2008
Copyright © 2023 Maria Massarella

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Charlie Morgan on 06/30/08 at 09:11 PM

...an orb of surface tension, i can see it shining, translucent, love helio...

Posted by Laurie Blum on 06/30/08 at 10:13 PM

Succint and lovely! You say so much with just a few words.

Posted by Mary Frances Spencer on 07/01/08 at 06:45 AM

Gorgeous! Maybe we should do a book of these...they are all really good!!! MFS

Posted by Alison McKenzie on 07/02/08 at 03:24 PM

Your words are like a mirror reflecting your soul, MA.

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 07/04/08 at 12:24 PM

Excellent response Maria! Short but powerful in its capture and expression. And I've learned a new word (heliocentric) in the process. :)

Posted by Glenn Currier on 07/04/08 at 03:36 PM

Damn, you're good! This is simply beautiful. I bow to your poetsoul.

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