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Peak – for 3 Word Wednesday

July 4, 2010

Here’s a poem I wrote for 3 Word Wednesday. The 3 words were: hassle, inject, wealth


Laying humid
beneath the hassle
of interaction
our curt conversation
injecting a question
into the schism
between us.

Where once laid
a wealth
too vast to quantify
now we lay
amongst the
sniping words


14 Comments leave one →
  1. July 5, 2010 03:28

    A Beautiful verse from the heart…loved it 🙂

  2. July 5, 2010 12:57

    this is the first time i’v heard bankrupt bein used in such context…love it..

    • July 5, 2010 17:57

      Glad you liked it, I tried to think about what word to use to try and balance the wealth that had been previously, and the now impoverishness of the relationships. Bankrupt seemed a good choice.

  3. July 5, 2010 16:11

    This is fabulous! The imagery here is too good! The vacuum after a peak is probably way more stronger and deeper than the elation at the peak!
    I loved this one..
    Thanks, and keep up the good work…

  4. July 5, 2010 17:31

    awesome- the only word that can explain your poem.
    nothing cuts deeper than sudden poverty.

  5. July 6, 2010 00:34

    smart entry…

  6. July 6, 2010 14:46

    sadly beautiful.

  7. July 7, 2010 15:14

    your poem is represented now as promised,
    Happy Wednesday!

  8. July 7, 2010 17:28

    wow – such creative use of the prompt 🙂


  9. July 10, 2010 19:44

    6 awards,
    please feel free to take any of them

    ignore if you dislike them.

  10. July 11, 2010 21:06

    please help visit 5 people,
    wishing them Happy Belated Birthday or Get Well Soon.
    Thank you in advance!

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