The transparencies of white

by Karla   Feb 12, 2014

When i love,
i don't love.
do not be deceived
by the appearance of the words:
they are always good make up.

i get entangled in transparancies
of white frozen in space
but i am so fast to undo knots.
"poets are great pretenders"
Fernando said and it's true:
we fake what we actually feel.
we feel what we do fake.

don't blame the stars
for the poems i conceive.
don't strangle my metaphors.
my verses are as free as me,
my stanzas are only passion
when passion ex-ists.

don't believe in everything
i let you know for you know
nothing yet.
i'm a voracious weaver of symbols.
i'm what i will be.
meanwhile keep what i said
in your left pocket.
it will keep you attached
to my idiosyncracies
and madness.

Karla Bardanza


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  • 5 years ago

    by Meena Krish

    I'm hooked on every stanza in this poem. So simple and elegantly penned. Congratulations on the win :)

  • 5 years ago

    by Midnight Sky

    I agree with everyone else it had it's up's & down's but all in all good piece

  • 5 years ago

    by Everlasting

    There's something in this poem that I agree yet I don't agree with. I'm not sure exactly how to comment but regardless of my points of view. I enjoyed the voice in this poem.

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    I agree with the others. I really don't know how to comment other than excellent written

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