NIS (4 September 1915 - 14 April 2005 / Youngstown, Ohio)

Heart Beats

Are we pent
Visionless through
The heart beats;

Slow now, so slow
And yet you say
the dream must go

What sleeps in the veins
And robs the eyes of
Sight -
That into the dark cave
I must go
And never know the
Light?

by Nellie Isabelle Steward Cooper

Comments (2)

Excellent word flow to produce vivid immagery, Thank you for letting me read Isabelle
creative! and very effective, espeacially the last line. (feel free to read mine :)