Home

A Hole with No Walls is Not Dark

by Max Bouillet

I prefer to be broken,
to let my shatter spread.
The glassy fissures unfolding
until all that remains
is a rupture
--a hole with no boundaries
free of the need
to be filled

05/11/2011

Author's Note: and if i fall into myself will i keep falling?

Posted on 05/12/2011
Copyright © 2022 Max Bouillet

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 05/13/11 at 03:37 PM

Good question. This poem does a great job of leaving things wide open to either good or bad. The imagery is tremendous, too.

Posted by Wendy Sparling on 05/21/11 at 04:36 AM

I like the images in this poem. The word 'eternity' comes to mind.

Posted by Angela Stevens on 06/11/11 at 11:37 PM

Oh, love the imagery. Definitely one to remember.

Posted by Glenn Currier on 06/19/11 at 03:58 AM

This is brilliant. I love the paradox. Embracing brokenness as a way of becoming whole. I think that is what I do with much of my poetry - spreading the shattered pieces where everyone can see them. That takes a combination of serenity and craziness??

Posted by Michelle Angelini on 06/23/11 at 04:15 AM

I know this was posted some time ago, but it feels like I do today. Much thanks to you and Shawna for your support.

Posted by Kara Hayostek on 03/08/12 at 11:43 PM

And the need to keep holding it together...interesting read, and to answer your question...No. You will catch yourself lol

Return to the Previous Page
 

pathetic.org Version 7.3.2 May 2004 Terms and Conditions of Use 0 member(s) and 2 visitor(s) online
All works Copyright © 2022 their respective authors. Page Generated In 0 Second(s)