Her Heart Is A House Of Relics

Her Heart Is A House Of Relics

A Poem by Nipplegrinder
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Inspired by the URL of my friend Relic.

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Her heart is a house of relics
A museum of priceless pieces
The vastness is arresting
In rooms of the longings of an
Innocent girl
In exhibits of the endless compassion
of a tireless advocate
In darkened corridors of shame
Helplessness
Fear
In rooms of boundless joy
the beauty of moments shared
and peaceful private triumph

At the center
A pool
Nearly empty
Flora and fauna
The pool's waters
Clear
The pool of her tears

In that pool of unshed tears
lie the hopes of all who enter

© 2017 Nipplegrinder



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This is brilliant & intense. The title just draws me in & I'm already envisioning a dusty attic scene. I love the way you start out by "filling" this attic with various emotions & heart sensations . . . then you drift to a less human-like metaphor in the 2nd stanza, marrying feelings with nature. I love all the different ways you present the idea of "water" (a suggestive concept . . . could be cleansing, could be drowning). This is very well written! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thank you, Margie! I did sort of entertain the dusty attic idea, but as I was writing it, the music .. read more
barleygirl

11 Months Ago

I can never envision the path a poem will take. I sit down with the opening idea & the rest happens .. read more



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A very thoughtful "look inside". Is there a word or term for the study of introspection? For the look inside, not into your own space, soul, brain, mind, but in general or the look into another person? Bravo, thanks.

Posted 3 Months Ago


.. speechless! I am just stunned and in awe of your writing.. the words, the imagery, the flow.. so beautiful, elegant and chosen so precisely.. I love the details!! I will have to come back and comment more specifically as I am just still floored right now... your works are masterpieces!

Posted 10 Months Ago


Beautiful and touching, the pool of tears brings life to the broken hearted where tears can be turned to joy it’s all up to us, the choices we make🌹

Posted 10 Months Ago


Nipplegrinder

10 Months Ago

Sorry so belatedly responding to your compliments. The site was down. Thank you so much! I'm very pl.. read more
‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

9 Months Ago

Only a pleasure🌹
This piece is nicely written. Imagination at it's best.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Nipplegrinder

10 Months Ago

Sorry so late in response. Thank you, Tara. I truly appreciate it.
This is brilliant & intense. The title just draws me in & I'm already envisioning a dusty attic scene. I love the way you start out by "filling" this attic with various emotions & heart sensations . . . then you drift to a less human-like metaphor in the 2nd stanza, marrying feelings with nature. I love all the different ways you present the idea of "water" (a suggestive concept . . . could be cleansing, could be drowning). This is very well written! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thank you, Margie! I did sort of entertain the dusty attic idea, but as I was writing it, the music .. read more
barleygirl

11 Months Ago

I can never envision the path a poem will take. I sit down with the opening idea & the rest happens .. read more
This is beautiful and insightful, NG.
Have a great Christmas.

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thank you muchly, my brother.
Merry Christmas to you and yours, my friend.
Powerful and worthwhile words and thoughts. Made the reader feel and understand the words. A outstanding poem.
Coyote

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thank you, John. Your kind words are appreciated.
Coyote Poetry

11 Months Ago

Was my pleasure and you are welcome.
This is beautiful it is not only a view into a woman's heart it is a view into yours. There is a longing here in a peaceful light that swims on the surface and enough that you remember it later.

Sheer Terror

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thanks, ST. I'm very pleased you like this.
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BBP
Awesome write! I love you painted her heart as a haunted museum and left a little hope at the end.

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thanks, Bev. I'm pleased you enjoyed this.
I particularly like the last two lines ..... A poem of desolate love ..... But wait is there still hope ?

Posted 12 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Nipplegrinder

11 Months Ago

Thanks, KWP! There's always hope, dear. Thanks for the review, and the kind words.

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