Friday, 14 July 2017

when i felt most beautiful


He asked me to dance,
And with every twirl,
And every shoulder glance,
A small piece of glitter
Stuck to his big navy sleeve.

And then, when I saw him
Later, with another girl,
His arm a new glittery limb,
That was the evening 
I felt most beautiful.

Because, when, in the morning,
I would be clean (and gone),
His big navy sleeve would forever hold
The sparkle that had shone.

Anna O

Taken with the iPhone 4

16 comments

  1. This is lovely. The whole concept of the sparkles brings up a good tie back to something greater. I love it.

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  2. Thank you so much Vanessa xx

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  3. Beautiful poem. <3 How in the world did you come up with the glitter idea? It's very expressive. :)

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  4. Thank you so much Jo! Inspiration comes from all around, metaphor mixed with real life makes things feel magical. xx

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  5. Love your beautiful post, love the breathtaking picture as well, thank you for sharing!!!

    xxx

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  6. Very kind of you! Thank you Nora xx

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  7. It's a good piece! It reminded me of the short story Dead Stars... but maybe that's just the emphasis on the sparkle in the poem.

    mia | chaotic tales

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  8. Thank you Mia! I'll have to read that xx

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  9. Wow, beautiful photo! I love that it was taken on an iphone as well. :)


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  10. This is really a lovely piece! I don't know why its quite giving me of that coming-of-age vibe that reminded me of Never Let Me Go movie! x

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  11. Thank you so much Nerissa- this pleases me very much as coming-of-age is lit my favourite genre <3

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  12. Thank you! A moment should not be missed just because you don't have a proper camera with you :)

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