AuthorsDen.com  Join Free! | Login 

 
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Georg Mateos, iRobert Davis, iShervin Hojat, Ph.D., iMaryanne Raphael, iTonya Kinzer, iRegina Pounds, iDavid Schwinghammer, i
  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Odin Roark

  + Follow Me   

· 1,158 titles
· 4,347 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Books
· Perceptions

· ECHOSIS

· Prosetry at Work

· Said and Unsaid - Vol 1

· 3 WAY MIRROR


Short Stories
· Cave Cracks

· Bubble Choices

· Surreal Dummy--Still Here

· IT

· Faux Companion

· Take Me, I'm Free (Flash Fiction)

· Beer Neck Flower

· Closed

· What Do You Do?

· Dream-Blisters


Articles
· Discipline of the artist

· The Dogs of Sochi

· A Crow With Super Smarts

· Targets Be Warned

· Simple Times (an observation)

· Cavemen in Tuxedos (an editorial)

· Ghost Town Ghosts

· Note to Self

· Essay on Poetic Theory


Poetry
· Acerbic Sugar Revisited

· The You of Me

· Barbed Isolation

· Pointy Thing

· A Place...

· Love's Symphony (redux)

· Love... Each Day

· Epiphanies In Progress

· Crushing Silence...

· Truth Can't Lie

         More poetry...

Odin Roark, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

   
Books by Odin Roark
  Writers We
by Odin Roark
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save


Recent poems by Odin Roark
•  Acerbic Sugar Revisited
•  The You of Me
•  Barbed Isolation
•  Pointy Thing
•  A Place...
           >> View all 1,095


Itís easy to get lost in thinking our goal should be mass consumption through commercial publication. But, for some of us, it is the reward of fewer numbers, the small handful, followed by other needful seekers, a minority suddenly realizing the power of language does indeed nurture the discovery of conscience.


Writers We

Ones

only few can know

even fewer choose to understand

 

Residing in a place

where movement of mind and spirit

roams the beyond of shadows

arresting the possible

forward to the obvious

 

Pursuing the why of what

that haven the inner-self finds comforting    

where once lurked but a dark flirtation

with that revelation beneath life’s facade

now of joy laboring fearlessly

amidst inner-light and vision

 

What Only Few Have Known

now reaches out to many who yearn to know

 

All that is necessary

is at our fingertips

ready to become a voice

for many of mute spirit

starving to escape

echoless halls of stagnation

conscious of their shackled impotence

yet unaware beneath the fear

expression awaits liberation

 

And so it continues

 

With pencil in hand

we return to the page

not as saviors

but as needful messengers

 




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


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




Reviewed by John Flanagan
"...arresting the possible
forward to the obvious"

now that's saying it;

saying it, too, is:

"yet unaware beneath the fear
expression awaits liberation"

and the notion of 'needful messengers'
and not 'saviors' is, for me, right on!

and right on you go, Odin

john
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Odin,
You speak of the writers from deep within, of those you are one with heart.
Budd
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Glad "we" no longer need pencils as I have a hard enough time typing & spelling let alone spelling without word check & such...e
Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  You Can Have Me
  2.  No Cardinal Sin
  3.  Petrichor
  4.  Gypsy
  5.  Love... Each Day
  6.  Soul Mates
  7.  Porcelain Clay
  8.  The Shore's Of Thought
  9.  'The real me'
  10.  Blind, Deaf and Thoughtless

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.