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plant flowers where my head has gone

there is a willow
whistling
outside the gates of my cave
I willed my skin
to turn to granite
the eye of the moon
winks
at the passing hope train
there is no shame
scratching the scab of pain
prepare your sacrificial heart
love misunderstood
feeds on blood
the mind
visits home every Sunday
my due date
was written in the sky
plans
pick up pace and fly out the door
ahead of
hearts glued to feet
I think I’ll
marry
my tomb

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  • Erin Lyall
    Erin Lyallover 4 years ago

    I like this despite how sad it is.. or maybe because of it. Either way I like it.

  • thanks Erin,

    sadly sad is part of the lot…x

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 4 years ago

    marry your tomb….will wait for the annulment for there is far too much warmth that will find it’s way there to split the tomb away…..I am collecting love kindling from those that see the deeper heart that grieves and will add the flames of friendship and love….AND patiently wait keeping the fire stoked so that you know that the be more outside that cave waiting….
    A heartfelt piece so woven with sadness and a feeling of it was inevitable me thinks…..
    Prose from you that pulls an ache from within… xxxxxxxx

  • oh you do say perfect things…I had a giggle to the annulment…;)

    one has to get the sadness out as much as any other feeling.

    thank you my darling xoxoxo

    – Lisa Jewell

  • danielklaas
    danielklaasover 4 years ago

    why is the best writing always the saddest.

    beautifully written Lisa.

  • I do not think it should be so,
    but I know what you mean, perhaps because we are emphatic and each has their own sadness…

    I shall write something witty very soon :)
    xo

    – Lisa Jewell

  • msdebbie
    msdebbieover 4 years ago


    Indeed there is a willow
    But mayhap it is a place where kindred friends like KS and Deb can read to you, pass along pomegranate prawns and sangria, lifting your spirits in ways you cannot guess! I feel the ache of this, but take some comfort from mention of the hope train
    You’re in my thoughts beautiful xoxo

  • How lovely you are, this scene reminds me of one at Merri Creek….

    I love the idea of being read to, it has been too long. Thank you so much Deb you are a treasure xo

    – Lisa Jewell

  • danielklaas
    danielklaasover 4 years ago

    You might have to email it to me…not sure how much I will be on here for awhile. x.

  • Will do :) x

    – Lisa Jewell

  • MissingYou
    MissingYouover 4 years ago

    love how your words flow into the heart….hugs:)

  • thank you Robin xoxo

    – Lisa Jewell

  • JaneSolomon
    JaneSolomonover 4 years ago

    The sadness needs a way out too…..you always do it so beautifully, xx

  • I sort of wish I did not……if you get my drift ;)

    thanks my darling Jane xo

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Matt Penfold
    Matt Penfoldover 4 years ago

    There will be a certain amount of petrification and introspection, although “love misunderstood
    feeds on blood,”
    sitting under that willow as the thoughts are reconciled seems the sensible thing to do Lisa. There is far too much in your head to start planting flowers for it, maybe a bunch of cut flowers would do? x

  • I was thinking petrification, well Medusa….and yes introspection probably ad nauseum. Sitting under the willow with a friend would be rather nice :)
    how about weaving flowers through my hair instead ?

    thank you Matt x

    – Lisa Jewell

  • eon .
    eon .over 4 years ago

    You weave words so well the Meanings shine through " – )) Ciao Steve

  • So very nice of you to say,
    thank you Steve x

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Brendan Graham
    Brendan Grahamover 4 years ago

    Sadness is but the opposite of happiness and Lisa you can sleep tonight in the comfort of all those that respect and love you. You have many friends whose dreams will lighten your load and guide you to the hope train.
    xoxoxo

  • Such a loving thing to say, I really appreciate it. xo

    – Lisa Jewell

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