Loose Connections

Updated on April 22, 2017
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Audrey is a poet, classical singer and voice teacher, recovering attorney and licensed psychotherapist.

by: wintersixfour
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My #22 for National Poetry Month

light bulbs flicker,

unattended, wink out

darkness is a blanket

where i hide my face

unsee the distance

between us

it could be miles, or inches

neither matters

as i fall into

the space behind my eyes.

when the light flickers on

you will be gone again.

loose connections seem to be our way now.

© 2017 Audrey Howitt


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      Dora Weithers 11 months ago from The Caribbean

      Great illustration. Difficult to see a light bulb after this and not think how its light relate to the relationship.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 11 months ago from Southern Illinois

      I love the way you connect loose connections with the light bulb. I can relate. You are a whizz at unrelenting feelings in poetry...

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      mckbirdbks 12 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Audrey - I see a lot of sadness pressed into this small space.

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      DEBANGEE MANDAL 12 months ago from India

      An imaginative poem closely related to life. Our life is fickle and is flickering like a light bulb. Thanks for sharing.

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      Bella Allred 12 months ago

      That was beautiful and very true. Very nice job :)

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      Diana Majors 12 months ago from Arkansas

      Beautiful imagery for a lonely feeling that many have experienced.

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      FlourishAnyway 12 months ago from USA

      I loved this and have felt the emotions you express here.

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      That's is an intelligent connection. Quite extraordinary. Excellent.

      - hari

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      ... and so for many. Great poetry!

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      Audrey Hunt 12 months ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      I love National Poetry Month...what a treat to read a new creation of yours every day! This is my favorite so far.

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      Audrey Howitt 12 months ago from California

      Thank you Louise!

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      Louise Powles 12 months ago from Norfolk, England

      That's another lovely poem you've written. =)