AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Michele Poague, iPia Shannon, iRosemary Patterson, iStanley Ely, iNickolaus Pacione, iWill Clark, ial squitieri,sr, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

john k zimmerman

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 633 Titles
· 4,283 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Nov, 2002

john k zimmerman, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
From Particles & Disputations: Writings for Jeff, a book of
by Philip Hughes-Luing

"A beautiful little beating heart of a book; intimate, real, and so very, very moving." - Tom Webb, Atlanta. "Both a heartrending memorial and a tender love story" - Davi..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Mythical Emblems of Gragodon - Volume 1
by Venkataraman Gopalakrishnan

This is an epic Fantasy Adventure tale filled with action and valorous exploits...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Action/Thriller)
  1.  Womanhood
  2.  Falling
  3.  The red ink flower tree
  4.  Mud Pups
  5.  The Shredding Machine
  6.  SERIOUSLY...
  7.  About Twenty Inches of Snow
  8.  spiraling
  9.  Hope Reawakened
  10.  Beringia
  11.  The Pneuma Collector
  12.  Empty Bed
  13.  Quandary
  14.  HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... B
  15.  He Took A Bath Once
  16.  Fun!
  17.  Inevitable
  18.  Waterfall
  19.  Thunder Snow
  20.  The Strange Old Man





a construct of the mind....
by john k zimmerman

Tuesday, April 06, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by john k zimmerman
•  FALSE DAWN
•  Inversion
•  STORM
•  HARBOUR SEAL
•  M.V.Promethesus
           >> View all 610

My first 'poem', as opposed to haiku, in sometime.



“Where are you from?”
It was a question more difficult
then she knew, or intended.
There is nothing left there...
I've been away too long for that.
My hometown has become
a construct of the mind,
a physical place no longer.

It is all real, all still real
the people, the locales,
the events, beads on a string.
My mind has strung them
artfully arranging them:
A creative construct tied
not to geography and time
but to memory . . .

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 6/3/2004
good!
Reviewed by Meva Onyurt 4/17/2004
A poet is the one who can make you feel and see a different aspect of existence amid sameness and constant simulacra.
This poem is written by one of them.
(Thanks for the advise by the way)
Good luck
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/8/2004
John - are you talking about me?! Suddenly felt like I "owned" this poem and that you had uncovered a truth about my life that I have never before been able to put my finger on! What a joy - and I've only just met you!! Trouble is, my "string of beads" is very loosely tied and ready to come undone at any given moment; and the beads themselves seem to vary from day to day, too! Not too sure that I really have a handle on what my "objective truth" is!! Great write and pleased to make your acquaintance. Thanks, too, for visiting my page. Loved your "Background info" on your home page - really identified. KB
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 4/8/2004
So well penned with some profound thoughts.
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 4/7/2004
Outstanding!!!
arranged well
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/7/2004
Most outstandin John!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 4/6/2004
very creative ... really like the ending ...
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/6/2004
This was outstanding! Very well expressed, That picture was intriguing,

Reindeer



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.