A Solitary Poet

A lone flower peaks
Out over the city
From a tenement roof.
She is speechless
In her small pot
In the immense void
Of cold concrete and steel.
A solitary poet
Brought her there
To gaze upon
As he scribbles
Mad, translucent verse
Disconnected from sterile reality,
Preserving ancient poetic breath
And breeze of idyllic
Romantic past.

by Uriah Hamilton

Comments (18)

Your poetry has touched a soul on the other side of the globe.
Niece piece, being a lover of poetry I too feel the urge within to express varied sentiments thru poetic verses. Write more my friend. take my 9
This left me kind of breathless and speechless. A fine verse starkly yet serenely conveying that image of solitude so many (and perhaps especially poets?) know so well. t x
An enjoyable piece; loved the phrase 'translucent verse'. Nice job!
Loved the images in this poem. Good one. Sincerely, Connie Webb
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