Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Christina Neely, iA. Bell, iDavid Schwinghammer, iErnest Paquin, iMark Lichterman, iKeith Rowley, iandrea coltman, i

  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

scott c virtes

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 29 Titles
· 87 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Dec, 2002


Subscribe to the scott c virtes Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
scott c virtes, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

by scott c virtes

Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by scott c virtes
•  Live Poetry reading - July 1, 2007
•  overshadowed (audio)
•  eon one
•  knowing the poet
•  going thru channels
           >> View all 17


by s.c.virtes


Went down to the bridge
     pen in hand
     looking down at nighttime water
Opening a notebook now
     water games
     time to start dropping rivers
My heart, black on black, can't be seen,
Mischief wind attacks the pages
     carries them away
     priceless therapy
     scattered for unfriendly eyes:
Nature has been known to work this way.

Went down to the bay
     in the morning

     to stare at the skyline and feel small
There was more water, more wind
     a complete lovely scattering effect
     it carried my papers back to me whole
     home again, riding breezes and reflections
Tried to sneak in cracked-open windows
     to see if people are real
Deep and lonely
     almost hopeful ...
     windows on the bay.

== END ==


I took this photo on I-15 a few miles north of my house.  I know it's the wrong kind of river, but the bridge has a nice curve to it ...

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

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

Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
..bridges are rather interesting...they are always gifting us with change..if we aren't happy with one end we cross over to the other...yes..bridges are rather interesting..
food for thought..ty

Reviewed by Tami Ryan
I felt this one - awesome write!

Reviewed by Birdie Houston
Loved your poem the images so real
Reviewed by Susan Cook-Jahme
Welcome to AD Scott! :0)
I also love your photo and I enjoy your style.
Reviewed by Micha Julian
loved this, and the photo is beautiful, almost a counterpoint, yet...a searching road across the darkness and the pain the honest, longing, pondering of life and the "black on black heart" oh, a heart, seen now, within the words, aching, yet hopeful and this, well, beautifully done, for me, much within and love it, yes!
Reviewed by coni lea harris (Reader)
First, I loved the picture, I don't thinl this was the wrong kind of river, although you have a different view, the roads and the highways are a nightmare, espeically when just recently we had a young lady in our state shot, just because she looked like someone the guy who shot here just broke up with,,,sad, but true, certainly has made be have a different meaning on defensive driving,,,
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
I think "Scott" note capital "S" ... you need to find more places to STAND TALL. Your self deprecating sense of self shines through your poetry. I like it fine, but there has to be another more positive way.
COME TAKE A LOOK AT OUR PLEA FOR TWO KIDNAPPER CHILDREN. Maybe you can make a worthwhile contribution for these two innocent kidnapped children with a father who is going out of his mind, and has killed once already. Think abut it and be welcome to our joint effort to try and help the children. Invited by Linda Hill & Bill Murray.
Reviewed by Sally Montoye (Reader)
Very nice!! enjoyed this read!
Reviewed by Tien Avielle (Reader)
Mischief wind attacks the pages
carries them away
priceless therapy
scattered for unfriendly eyes:
Nature has been known to work this way.

I'm very impressed with this passage (-:

The Emergent Principle by Tom Kitt

The pathways to personal power are many and varied and they are all very real. Or, at least as real as anything else. This book starts at the very beginning and takes you to the ve..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

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.