how beautiful…



this sunburn on her shoulders,

this sunburning up

of her psyche’s paraphernalia

while she,

she wades

in unburnt crystal waters,

her hands skimming along the tops

of ocean bred flowers,


inhaling the forgetting

of the sound of cockatoos.


25 thoughts on “how beautiful…

  1. A dark, sad song of a boy abusive to the girl, but she still loves him. And then your poetry not black at all…first…but who whants to forget this terrible sound of cockatoos? Him or her?….This gives a lot to ponder in combination with the song!

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  2. Love your poem and the song. A very sad song. I’ve read/listened to both several times. Working out the lyrics; I can see it as maybe he’s already dead and she’s mourning his death, or it’s the more evident cruel break up thing. Either way, I like how the poem lends peacefulness and freedom in letting go.

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