Trick of Light

Trick of Light

A Poem by KWP

shaking me out side in 

you shimmer 

shining bright 

you keep me warm 

right down to a flicker 

even when you blind me 

with all that is only you 

you radiate 

that kind of warmth allowing a fall 

into your depthless binding arms

it is then, when I look up 

from this embrace

I gaze into your eyes 

I swim a while in the love you emit, I 


are you real?

or perhaps, 

like everything else 

you too darling, are simply just another

trick of light 

© 2018 KWP

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Lovely ending Elizabeth, yes reminds me of the appreciation for the sun.

Posted 2 Years Ago

Surely desire is full of flashes of lights wanting, imagining, how it could-can be in an abundance of someone you need closeby. Perhaps?

You truly do weave emotions with your alphabet, E., is as if you have the third eye that sees and wants more, thus - very slowly turns on the honey-magic tap. Wonderfully emotive.. and, dare i say it, gently delicious. ' .. that kind of warmth allowing a fall - into your depthless binding arms.'

Posted 2 Years Ago

I like to think of this as about our sun. But it could very easily be a myriad of things. This is a poem with universal appeal and meaning... that's not always an easy thing to accomplish. Very nice work.

Posted 2 Years Ago

I love the use of oxymorons and hyperboles especially with the depthless binding arms line, great job I really enjoyed this, I would only like to see it a bit longer, but that's just me enjoying myself.

Posted 2 Years Ago

This poem feels like a fun mix of playfulness with an authentic description of how it can feel to "let go" in a situation with one who's alluring. Your wordplay with light & warmth & movement feels like a dance of details. I'm drawn in so convincingly, I almost forget my own natural skepticism . . . that is, until your ending twist. The only word that felt a little like a tongue-twister: depthless . . . (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Years Ago

A trick of light. Many will trick us. I liked the flow of thoughts, making the reader think and ponder. Thank you dear friend for sharing the amazing poetry.

Posted 2 Years Ago

it was just me showing off,i am the wordman,i come at your will

Posted 2 Years Ago

oh my..... and how deep the darkness that declares itself the light ... your poem takes me on quite the journey Elizabeth .. i was thinking this is a very devoted in love person ...and/or this is a person that is so selfish they let their light shine to the exclusion of others i was worried about your speaker ...but she is wise after all ... considering it may very well be a trick of light ;) great read for me...woke me up better than my 2 cups of coffee and the hail that just started hitting our metal roof ..

Posted 2 Years Ago

Trick of light.... :)
Mmmm as always I love your work....
Somehow I always end up wishing I have written those words.... love it :)

Posted 2 Years Ago

i know this feeling...the trick of light...because when the shadows fall, they are really heavy.

Posted 2 Years Ago

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Added on November 4, 2018
Last Updated on November 4, 2018



Sydney, NSW, Australia

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