WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

Tread Softly
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

By Famida Basheer
Other Poems by Famida Basheer



Tread Softly
(c) Famida Basheer
 
Laser thin dreams
In packages that open inwards.
 
Outside, a fasting cloud
that withers away as it prays.
 
There is not much that clings to the soul
As does the feeling left behind .
 
Gossamer swings carry my reveries
to a new high and then a new low
 
never stopping to reconsider
the mock trees they swing from
that evaporate at the sound of my own heartbeat.
 
Inside, there is nothing to reconsider.
Inside, there is you.


Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Monday, April 11, 2011

Last Updated: Monday, April 11, 2011

About the Poet
Wife, mother,grandmother (Love that part best!) writer, editor, content writer, gardener, bird lover.


Other Poems by Famida Basheer


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]