Blank Paper Heart

Blank Paper Heart

A Poem by I Am Svetlana

Without you...
my heart is like blank paper,
making it seem acceptable
for the heartless
to scribble all over.

I want the world
to stay silent
as I wish to reside
within our surprise connection.
You left a mark only I could see.

A life without you
would seem like being
lost in a fire, scorching
by your every word
which didn't mean a thing.

With a violent fear
of failure, I would forget
to follow your soul...
the only thing that etched
a prize-winning novel
upon my blank paper heart.

© 2016 I Am Svetlana

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The imagery here was really something to behold. You pulled me into this world and took me through some of the most powerful pictures that you could paint with words. Brilliant.

Posted 5 Months Ago

or the thought i might not quite get the story right...and the ending would be tragic for both of us.
really nice metaphor presented here.
hopefully "the prize-winning novel" wins the pullitzer of love---

Posted 6 Months Ago

I want the world
to stay silent
as I wish to reside
within our surprise connection.
You left a mark only I could see.

SO very awesome words here, I really enjoyed this write,
I can feel the emotions pour out. Love the whole write.
Quite amazing!!!

Posted 7 Months Ago

Expressing one's emotions on paper. Letting it flow outwards, a heartfelt sad and deeply meaningful piece that we can all relate to Svetlana.

Posted 10 Months Ago

Sad as the loss if felt so deeply the protagonist could write and write out her love and her hurt. Another flowing piece filled with pathos.

Posted 11 Months Ago

Pretty nice and heartfelt - nicely put, though. Your emotions and its poor heartaches be well captured unto the sheet of papers - the parchment of feelings, undisguised. Looking forward to reading your work.

Posted 11 Months Ago

I love the poetic metaphors! I enjoyed this a lot!

Posted 1 Year Ago

I liked the honest words and thoughts in the poetry. Some people and some things are needed for us to create. Thank you Emily for sharing the amazing poetry.


Posted 1 Year Ago

I love the concept of this poem. Changing for those that are undeserving is futile at best, and when they try and force it, its such a s**t show. I kind of hit on this same thought process in a flash fiction piece I posted on here called Always. I am a firm believer that people are who they are, if we try and paint them as anything else we are doing both parties a great disservice. But, it happens. Great writing!!

Posted 1 Year Ago

I love it! I identify with some of your wording Emily. Thank you for putting into words those feelings, in me, that I can never articulate in my own story, my own heart.

Posted 1 Year Ago

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Added on August 7, 2016
Last Updated on August 7, 2016


I Am Svetlana
I Am Svetlana

Madison, WI

"If you cannot write well; you cannot think well; if you cannot think well, other's will do your thinking for you." -Oscar Wilde Hello all, my name is Emily Svetlana! I am 27 years old and wo.. more..


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