Poetry of the Soul

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. ~Thomas Gray

Energy Conversion July 25, 2010

Filed under: poetry — laurenmichelleotheim @ 11:18 pm

Since the audio is recorded via cellphone it isn’t the greatest. Some of the “t”s and line endings are a bit lost.

I want to feel the sand between my toes
in the squishy messy kind of way and
have mud-sand squelching fights in
the blustery roaring waves

I want the wind in my hair blowing
me backwards in a sing-song lullaby
as it whips and tumbles among my bangs
turning cartwheels in split-ends

I want the mis-understood
and the not quite over-heard
and the too quiet sighs
jumbled on top of thunder thighs
that ride the fluttering gales

I want to travel so fast
that the problems of the past
are lost in the wind-blast
of forgetfulness
and tucked in the corners of
frostbit islands that ward away
with mountainous cliffs overhanging

They answer only to the wind.

(c) Lauren Otheim – 2010
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16 Responses to “Energy Conversion”

  1. buttercup600 Says:

    I love the line…they only answer to the wind!!! This is poetry in it’s finest form. You rock!!! Thanks so much for sharing πŸ™‚ ~ Hugs x

  2. buttercup600 Says:

    brt…love love love you voice!!! xx

  3. brian Says:

    tight end line…the rhyme patern of that last stanza play well with the pace…

  4. williewizzy Says:

    That’s really smooth. You sound sweet too. I feel the wind blowing at me πŸ™‚

  5. Jingle Says:

    I want to travel so fast that the past problems are lost in the wind…

    what wise thoughts..
    loved it.
    πŸ˜‰

  6. i want to travel with you on this trip

  7. Bandan Says:

    This was really sweet. Nice voice.

    And I loved how you want to travel so fast that the problems become the past ..love love love!! =D

    Keep writing! πŸ™‚

    -Bandan
    http://www.facebook.com/bandan

  8. Bandan Says:

    Just wrote a poem , Maybe You would like it πŸ™‚

    http://bitsbj.blogspot.com/2010/08/thousand-you.html

    Thanks and waiting for your next one!

  9. trisha Says:

    fabulous poem. “Thunder thighs” reminded me of a very dear friend LOL
    and not a very amusing experience.

    thanks for both- the poem and the reminder

  10. siubhan Says:

    love the rhythm and the depth here…you certainly know how to shape words into art… masterful.


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