inside the conversation

inside the conversation

A Chapter by Lyn Anderson
"

thoughts of love and life

"
one question

she came to think
it was
the kiss
but really,
it was
one question,
"Can I kiss you?"
that turned
the conversation
inward
--
surrendered
entirely
to that heat
that slow ember
that burns
years later.
the one question
that answered
his smile.
some words
are said
so often
they lose
their meaning.
and thus I hope
you know
exactly why
I use
the words
I do.



Some Days

beautiful moon
turns to
stray thoughts of you
as I survey the night sky.

you make me feel safe
when that's what I need

and slightly off balance
when required --

closer some days
than others,
the moon,
and you.


© 2018 Lyn Anderson


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"some words
are said
so often
they lose
their meaning."
So true! I found this breath-takingly beautiful! Especially the last one.. I liked the intense touch of romance here..

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thank you for visiting. I appreciate that.
Dr. YumnaKay

4 Years Ago

You are welcome! It was a pleasure ☺
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i love the variation of fonts, it reflects so well the moments where inspiration struck, a cluster of thoughts as though peeping inside someone else's mind at different points of time

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thank you. That is exactly the way I like to use the breaks and font changes.
An into the mind of the protagonist and her thoughts. This could not be a male speaking, (I don't think, but what do I know) This is truly visceral and in a word incredible writing. Alright, I know thats two words so I got it wrong. Doesn't change the fact that this is beautiful and strangely calming yet disturbing. I have yet to work out which slant I want to put on it.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Well yes, it is most definitely me, and most definitely a woman. Thank you for the compliment. Rarel.. read more
This poem is so beautiful. Although I couldn't follow the thoughts in this poem, I could feel its stream of consciousness. I loved the way you weaved gentle descriptions and images into this piece, especially in the third stanza where I felt the imagery was the strongest. I also like your stylistic choices ~ that is, your lack of capitalization and short line breaks ... they created a nice effect and complemented the piece overall.

I have one question: Why did you change the font in the second stanza? This isn't a critique, I'm just curious. (By the way, my tablet sometimes displays font choices incorrectly, so that question may be completely invalid).

- William Liston

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thank you for taking the time. I tend to always change the fonts between the poems -- these collecti.. read more
Reflective and thought provoking pieces that are packed with emotions.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thank you. I lost my bitter edge for the most part -- save for politics and the world at large, and .. read more
Hitting hard with extreme softness and romance. Powerful....:).................

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thanks. I can be romantic now and again -- I didn't feel like posting the rest ...:)
Sami Khalil

4 Years Ago

Wow. You are welcome...:)..........................
Tender, romantic, underlying melancholy...each feels inter connected. I adore the third. Happy New Year my friend. R xo

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

So good to see you. Happy New Year to you too. I am glad you stopped in. I am back at my crazy organ.. read more
Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

aLittlePain

4 Years Ago

Good to see your magic still flowing K :)
Isn't it great to wake up feeling safe and loved.
Now how many guys would you have said no to that question.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

True true, but this particular kiss was the right answer.:)
I don't exactly follow the train of thought in the first part, even tho I like the way it's expressed. The middle part is hitting me over the head with how relatable it is . . . I so much prefer being shown rather than being told about someone's feelings over & over. And the last one is an awesome metaphor between moon & love that grows closer & further away, in a cyclical way -- which is how many people feel love I believe.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Ahh, it's almost done. It will be easy to follow and to upkeep once I have it all in place. I honest.. read more
barleygirl

4 Years Ago

You are very prolific! *wink! wink!* (((HUGS)))
Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Apparently I just can't shut up.LOL
I like the way they are interconnected. It is no secret that what you say to a woman can affect her for years. Whether the outcome is being together or not.

Nice words here.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Lyn Anderson

4 Years Ago

Thank you, for taking the time.:)

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