A Poem by Leslie Philibert

a real one..

a small locked heart
webbed and half-fish

or a netted bird
swan and wings

drinking brewed tears,
unfinished as a jot,

ready to shatter the cage,
a shout locked in a box

the first chapter;
a story full of air.

© 2013 Leslie Philibert

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Putting so few well chosen words together in juxtaposition to convey glimpses into a world of wonder is a great gift. Well done Leslie. I think you have made a few of us despair.

Posted 2 Years Ago

Leslie Philibert,
"Baby"The title is precious of course and the note is helpful,"A real one; real baby... Every human has to begin and is so new. You have given this reality in strong nuance. With feelings like-
"Locked heart, webbed..half fish, netted bird, swan and wings, brewed tears, unfinished, Ready to shattter the cage, shout locked in a box." These all are so full of potential and a forceful verb speaking coming life. I love the ending with "The first chapter, a story full of air." In these words I can just see the full story of life now entering the stage with joy! Just a beautiful poem! Blessings to you. Kathy

Posted 4 Years Ago

You have a unique style and skill, an eloquence that is at once simple and complex. A magical piece.

Posted 7 Years Ago

that was a new idea for me.. I loved so unique..
Thanks for sharing :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

Impressive poem. Very unique and well done.
I enjoy your writings!!!!

Posted 7 Years Ago

A joyful and happy poem. A new beginning....

Posted 7 Years Ago

and joy and laughter and tears

but mostly joy, I hope, congratulations :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

I have to say Leslie this one leaves me wondering and trying to piece together the fragments which you have so eloquently sown into the page. Such lines seem to hang on their own merit in the air like magical steps.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Beautiful, wonderful, meaningful wording - just how it is and more. Love this, truly do. A rare full marks.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on December 18, 2013
Last Updated on December 18, 2013


Leslie Philibert
Leslie Philibert

Bavaria, Germany

I`m not important. I just want to write a couple of good poems. Just read what I write. That`s enough. more..

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A Poem by Leslie Philibert

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