October 9, 2014

Somebody Knows. {Poem}

drifting in clouds

Ah, a dream lurking in the clouds.

How nice.
White on white.
I can not tell one from the other sometimes, but the contrast is divine.

You are my chosen side of a blank piece of paper.
One side always holds more appeal than the other,
Anyone who has ever looked off into the distance can tell you this much.

I let my eyes run across you
Until you fade in and out of view before me.
You distract with your abstract and hold my attention.

I’d like to write a book on you.
So be still while I capture all of you,
In this moment.

But it is too much in this expanding moment of consequences.
I might need help remembering to forget to remember you
And all that has occurred in the shadow of this sleepless night.

I’d like to write a book on you.
So be still while I capture all of you.
In this moment.

Where contrasts can be blinding.
As life seems but a dream.


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Carolyn Riker Oct 9, 2014 3:33pm

Creative, flowing and has so many layers of meaning. Thank you!

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Laura Kutney

Laura Kutney resides in Northern California with her true-love of 23 years. She is the grateful mom of three incredible children ages 17, 19 and 21.

She finds inspiration for her writing in just about everyone she knows and in all that she does.

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She is driven by truth and the belief that apathy is the single most deadly weapon of mass destruction.

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