Sunday, 28 July 2013

Lines





 lines
 connect
 and protect
 mark, guide and run
 a wordless mission
 a vision of silence
 intent on being secure
 zoned for reliability
 just like the face before me right now
 that has kept me close to his lines through time



Linking to:
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads - Weekend Mini Challenge - Etheree

13 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

This is an interesting comparison - the final lines really brought it home for me.

hedgewitch said...

Really well done, Gemma--the metaphor's one perfect image coming sharply into focus in the end line. Thanks so much for trying it out and sharing with us.

Helen said...

.. 'zoned for reliability, security' ~~ if only we could snap our fingers, make it happen around the world. Fine write ..

Hannah said...

I agree with Hedge and Kerry here...well done on image and metaphor fit to form. :)

Fireblossom said...

I was just thinking yesterday how telephone lines like the one pictured are anachronisms in the age of wireless communication.

Victoria said...

Really enjoyed this...especially the ending. Nice use of the form. My first time here--linking an old one that's here: http://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2010/09/29/one-shot-wednesday-flight-off-of-half-dome/

Other Mary said...

Excellent metaphor!

Kay L. Davies said...

This is great, Gemma. So nice to see you here in the Imaginary Garden. Hope you come back again.
K

Susie Clevenger said...

Lines, what a creative write. "zoned for reliability" The ending brings it all together to perfection.

Akila G said...

Love the last two lines., the detour strikes!

LaTonya Baldwin said...

Can't explain why I needed this, this morning. Thank you.

janehewey said...

strong imagery and metaphor. the lines so powerful here. I also enjoy the picture image.

Brian Miller said...

the last couple lines of this are really evocative...it brings it personal...i like that....already read your Poets U offering yesterday so i thought i would drop back one...smiles...happy sunday

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...