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:  Martyn Kinsella-Jones, iMark Berent, iT.W. Fendley, iCarol Tetlow, iJanice Scott, iAnita Williams, iSandy Lender, i

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

Laura Via

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· Stories
· 377 Titles
· 575 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

   newsletter

Subscribe to the Laura Via Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
Laura Via, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Featured Book
Poems in times of grief
by Audrey Coatesworth

A book of 82 poems to be read in times of grief, all written by retired psychiatrist Dr Audrey Coatesworth..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Escape From The Dark Queen
by Paul Day

After rescuing the lost fairies, Lily must escape the Queen's dungeons, defeat Denheroth and defeat the Dark Queen before she destroys the Kingdom of Fairies...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Wolf at the Door
  2.  morning gesture
  3.  I Sprung
  4.  imaginable possibility
  5.  The Fighter
  6.  past encounter
  7.  The Garden of Death
  8.  A women's day poem
  9.  Ahhh . . . Thinking About Things
  10.  Watch What You Say
  11.  Mankind
  12.  His Life
  13.  I'll Be Doing It Until I Die
  14.  synchronized
  15.  Bedlam in Thibodaux
  16.  Afterglow
  17.  A Woman
  18.  My Failings
  19.  ISIS, et al
  20.  fusion of muse





A Parched Mind
by Laura Via

Thursday, September 30, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Laura Via
•  my raven
•  Rise & Smile
•  shadows
•  Lightning Bug
•  The Dying Moon
           >> View all 367

Sometimes
words flow like that of a river.

Rainy season and flash
flooding of verse converge
with images needing to be
put onto paper.

yet

Always fear the drought
when the words dry up
and the mind cracks like
old dirt sitting out in the
sun for too long.

Parched is the soul that
yearns for something more
than what this life can
offer.

Each word is a hand reaching
out to others who understand.

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


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


Reviewed by Sue Hess 10/1/2004
yes i agree with bonnie, it felt like you combined two poems into one, i was still with writer's block when you moved to another subject but it is well written and i can sympathize with the block
Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente 9/30/2004
Hi Laura,
I enjoyed this write, until I reached the
second to the last verse. It's a lovely
verse, but jumps too quickly from writing,
to spirituality. The last two lines blend
the subjects, but leaves the reader hanging.

Try another verse, before "Parched is the soul that".
Introducing spirit into writing. It will make it all
come together nicely for the reader.
It's a good write. Please accept my review in good faith,
as it is intended.

Love, Bonnie

P.S. Please do the same for me. Thank You
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/30/2004
Nice write. I hate the times of drought. The ending is a gem.



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.