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:  Marty Young, iWynn Schiller, iBettye Johnson, iDan Ronco, iTygo Lee, iMs Beeds, iKevin Weeks, i

  Home > Arts/Entertainment > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Michelle M Mead

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Blog
· Messages
· 216 Titles
· 2,838 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jun, 2007

Michelle M Mead, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Unlikely Heroine - book ii
by Kathy L Wheeler / Kae Elle Wheeler

Lady Pricilla is one damsel who does not need rescuing by a Prince Charming unlike her sister, Cinderella. She has brains and intends to use them!..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Greta, Across The Prairie
by Elizabeth Dunaj

Now Published..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Arts/Entertainment)
  1.  Buddy, can you Spare a Dime
  2.  Tiny Dancer
  3.  The Old Hollow Tree
  4.  Musical Interlude





Kitchen Shelf
by Michelle M Mead

Saturday, August 13, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Michelle M Mead
•  Old Long Island Landscape
•  Starman
•  The Fish Seller
•  More
•  Roses Cry
           >> View all 216

Inspired by a painting of the same name by Javier Mulio. Can't seem to find the one to match this poem. :(

 

 

It all made some sort of odd sense until then,

until the wine glass sat beside the red mug,

and foolishly discussed what we would become.

 

 

Apples or cherries, what difference does it make?

Whether full or red, the desire bled the same,

out onto the dusty shelves of our sullen lives.

 

 

All so clear at the start, and you there in the dark,

a strange confusion built on a remnant of a spark,

cracks in the wall, wear and tear of it all, and silence.

 

 

Chipped paint, is it French Country or simply decay?

With no one here to tell or make sense of it anymore,

of that day that we met, endless years that we spent-

 

wondering how our one ever became our two.

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


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


Reviewed by Jon Willey 9/18/2011
from an old song that I am partial to, the lyrics proclaim, "said we'd grow old together.....what ever happened to forever" -- that seems so appropriate to the theme of your probing, sad poem Michelle -- there is much depth and contemplation written here -- I bid you love and peace my dear friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/15/2011
Loved this.....intriguing phrasing!

Anna
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/15/2011
Interesting, how the items on a dusty shelf can evoke memories of a failed romance. The emotion comes through the description of particulars in the kitchen of the past.

Ron
Reviewed by Connie Faust 8/14/2011
Sad poem, but so distinctly expressed. It truly tells a tale of ruin and regret.

Connie
Reviewed by Janna Hill 8/14/2011
I don't believe you needed the painting - your rich expressions more than suffice.
Reviewed by Axilea MU 8/14/2011
A very expressive piece, Michelle. Your use of some details (mug, full or red, apples or cherries, cracks in the wall, chipped paint) adds a specific texture to this poem.

Axilea
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 8/14/2011
beautiful...nice, enjoyed it ..



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.